Education:CMC |


Post Independent/Kara K. Pearson

Colorado Mountain College is one of Garfield County’s greatest attributes.

The college offers everything from two-year degrees in photography or veterinary technology for serious students, to occupational certificates in real estate or EMT, to kayaking and French classes for folks who just like to learn.

CMC has community sites in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Rifle, in addition to a residential campus at Spring Valley, seven miles from Glenwood Springs. The college also has residential campuses in Leadville and Steamboat Springs, and five other community sites across the Western Slope, including Aspen and Edwards.

CMC’s science and liberal arts associate degrees are often used as a stepping-stone to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

In late 2005, CMC broke ground on a new facility in Rifle off of Airport Road. In the fall of 2007, this new West Garfield Campus will replace the downtown Rifle facility.

Lappala Center

690 Colorado Ave.

Carbondale, CO 81623


Glenwood Center

1402 Blake Ave.

Glenwood Springs, CO 81601


Spring Valley Center

3000 County Road 114

Glenwood Springs, CO 81601


Rifle Campus

703 Railroad Ave.

Rifle, CO 81650


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