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Copper Mountain Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Copper Mountain Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Copper Mountain Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Copper Mountain Community College was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CMC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CMC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Copper Mountain Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Copper Mountain Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Copper Mountain Community College is about average at 16 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Copper Mountain Community College is 23%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  23 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Copper Mountain Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Copper Mountain Community College this rate is 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  62 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at CMC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,844 undergraduates at CMC with 636 being full-time and 1,208 being part-time.

CMC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

CMC scored 41.48 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  41.48 out of 100
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How Much Does Copper Mountain Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of CMC is $8,055. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 CMC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At CMC, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $2,400 a year. That adds up to $9,600 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CMC is 17.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do CMC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CMC make about $28,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 29% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Copper Mountain Community College make the most money.

Location of Copper Mountain Community College

Located in Joshua Tree, California, Copper Mountain Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Location of Copper Mountain Community College

Contact details for CMC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6162 Rotary Way, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Phone: 760-366-3791

Copper Mountain Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at CMC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 663 students took at least one online class at Copper Mountain Community College. This is an increase from the 638 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 663 150
2016-2017 638 125
2015-2016 385 66
2014-2015 429 80
2013-2014 327 50

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