Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Colorado Mountain College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Colorado Mountain College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Colorado Mountain College was awarded 37 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is resort management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Colorado Mountain College is ranked #1,330 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Colorado Mountain College held the #1,536 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 39 colleges in Colorado, Colorado Mountain College is ranked at #18.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Colorado Mountain College?

Acceptance Rate

Colorado Mountain College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Colorado Mountain College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Colorado Mountain College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Colorado Mountain College is 20%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Colorado Mountain College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 45% rate at Colorado Mountain College is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

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Colorado Mountain College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,636 undergraduates at Colorado Mountain College with 1,662 being full-time and 3,974 being part-time.

How Much Does Colorado Mountain College Cost?

The overall average net price of Colorado Mountain College is $7,459. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Colorado Mountain College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,021 $5,623 $7,990 $10,749 $11,802

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Colorado Mountain College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Colorado Mountain College, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $4,674 a year. That adds up to $18,696 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Colorado Mountain College is 10.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Colorado Mountain College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Colorado Mountain College make about $32,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 18% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Colorado Mountain College make the most money.

Location of Colorado Mountain College

Located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Colorado Mountain College is a public institution. Glenwood Springs is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for Colorado Mountain College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 802 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233
Phone: 800-621-8559
Website: coloradomtn.edu/

Colorado Mountain College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 82 $36,600
Sustainability Science 40 $21,100
Nursing 23 NA
General Education 11 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 0 NA
Data Entry 0 NA
General Sales & Marketing 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Colorado Mountain College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Colorado Mountain College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 1,460 students took at least one online class at Colorado Mountain College. This is an increase from the 1,248 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,460 552
2017-2018 1,248 523
2016-2017 1,414 659
2015-2016 1,282 560
2013-2014 1,340 685

Learn more about online learning at Colorado Mountain College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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