Colorado Mountain College

Real-world education for passionate students

Life is different at Colorado Mountain College. And so is learning. The college offers eleven locations in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Students sample water, photograph world-class landscapes, learn the ski and resort business, cook in four-diamond restaurants, and sharpen leadership skills in the wilderness.

Academically, students are prepared to go anywhere. Bachelor’s degree students get real-world learning in Sustainability Studies and Business. Transfer students earn highest honors at major universities, receive Fulbrights, and pursue doctorates in astrophysics, DNA sequencing, international relations, medicine, law, and more.

The learning experience is similar to a private college with a low teacher-to-student ratio. Colorado Mountain College attracts students who are passionate about the outdoor lifestyle: Olympic athletes, adventure photographers, filmmakers, and environmental entrepreneurs.

There are million-dollar campus views, 16 of Colorado’s ski areas, and an outdoor program listed in Backpacker magazine’s top five.

Colorado Mountain College is an invigorating blend of mountain life and mountain learning.

More information:

(800) 621-8559


Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park

Colorado Mountains

With numerous activities, and 300 days of sunshine, Colorado is a mountain lovers dream.

Fort Colllins Museum of Discovery

Colorado Front Range Museums

Colorado museums showcase everything from Native American cultures to rodeo cowboys and Olympic skiers

Boy Fishing

Fishing in Colorado

If you are a serious angler or just a beginner looking to cast a line, Colorado has a place for you.

Gunnison Point at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Colorado's Deep Scenic Canyons

See a beautiful canyon such as Forest Canyon, Spruce Canyon, the Black Canyon of Gunnison or Royal Gorge

Fishing at Lily Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

Fishing in Rocky Mountain National Park

With four main species of fish, more than 40 fishable lakes, and 25 alpine streams, casting a line is almost sacrilegious.

Rafting the Colorado River with MAD Adventures near Kremmling, Colo.

Raft the Arkansas, Colorado & Gunnison Rivers in Colorado

While rafting, families bond, couples reinforce their love, and adrenaline flows. Did we mention it's one of the greatest things to do on earth?

Shuttle bus in Rocky Mountain National Park

Shuttle Buses in Rocky Mountain National Park

Skip the traffic and enjoy the ride on one of the many shuttle buses around Rocky Mountain National Park including options from Estes Park and Grand Lake.

Glenwood Springs Pool in summer

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Relax and restore–or get out and play hard. Famous for its thermal pools and nearby adventures, this town offers something for every type of traveler.

Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn Sheep in Colorado

There's an estimated population of 7,000 bighorn sheep in Colorado, the most in any state. Watch them butt heads in Nov. and Dec.