Colorado Colleges and Universities: Colorado Mountain College

In 1965 voters approved the formation of a new junior college district, and two years later Colorado Mountain College held its first classes in its Leadville and Glenwood Springs campuses. During the next fifty years the college expanded to three residential campuses and eight community campuses. The school has an annual enrollment of about 18,000, and 85% of the students are from Colorado. The college offers numerous Associate and Certificate programs in addition to offering Bachelor’s degrees in five programs.

If you’re looking for data on Colorado Mountain College, our library has many resources available, including

In 2017, Colorado Mountain College celebrated its 50th anniversary. Visit the anniversary website to view historic photos, a timeline of the history of the college, and stories from alumni and faculty. For more information on Colorado Mountain College, visit their website.

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