• College News
  • CMC Leadville Graduation on May 7, 2021

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville is proud to present the class of 2021 at an in-person graduation ceremony held on campus on May 7, 2021. To ensure the health and safety of all graduates, their supporters, campus faculty and staff, and the surrounding community, we have made significant changes to the traditional graduation ceremony. If you […]

  • College News
  • Financial Aid Opportunities at CMC Leadville

    CMC student and Financial Aid Specialist talk in library between rows of books

    Get help paying for college with financial aid opportunities at Colorado Mountain College Affordable education is a top priority for Colorado Mountain College Leadville students. Even with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state of Colorado, we understand that finances can be an intimidating barrier for education. CMC is committed to making college […]

  • College News
  • Former Ski Area Ops Student Builds Texas Sledding Hill

    Hundreds of Levelland, TX residents made the most of unseasonably cold weather thanks to the snowmaking experience of a former CMC student It’s been fourteen years since Dustin Reichelt was enrolled in the Ski Area Operations (SAO) program at Colorado Mountain College Leadville, but that hasn’t stopped him from exercising his snowmaking skills. Now the […]

  • Ecosystem Science & Management
  • Learn from the Landscape: Study Ecosystem Science & Management at 10,200′

    Ecosystem science & management virtual info session on Jan 27

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville introduces a revitalized course pathway for Ecosystem Science & Management Meet your professors and learn more at the Virtual Information Night on January 27 at 5pm Register for the Virtual Info Night Wade into streams to test water quality and monitor fish populations. Hike into high-alpine meadows to analyze wetlands for […]

  • Avalanche science
  • Recreational and Professional Avalanche Training

    Graphic describing recreational avalanche training and professional avalanche training courses

    Recreational and Professional Avalanche Training Courses at Colorado Mountain College Leadville Avalanche Training Today: The Professional/ Recreational Split Anyone interested in exploring the backcountry should seek out formal avalanche training. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, or simply hiking around some of your favorite trails it is important to have an understanding about avalanche safety, […]

  • College News
  • EMT students gain hands-on training with St. Vincent Health care team

    CMC EMT students practice a trauma training with St. Vincent Health staff in Leadville

    When it comes to medical training, hands-on experience and practice are invaluable. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program at Colorado Mountain College provides specific training for those interested in working in emergency medical services. This program covers the  training requirements and prepares students for the National Registry Exams and Colorado state certification. Traditionally, EMT student […]

  • Leadville Community
  • Running Down Her Dream

    CMC student Annie Hughes running a section of the Collegiate Loops

    Despite race cancellations, CMC student and ultrarunner Annie Hughes runs her own races The famous Leadville 100 Run Ultramarathon has put Leadville, CO on the map and on the minds of runners around the world. For many students it’s the community of runners that initially attracted them to the Cloud City. Collegiate runners come to […]

  • Leadville Community
  • La Familia Primero: Family First

    Family photo of a mother and three sons - Jessica Rea Leadville

    La Familia Primero: Family First Leadville mother of three earns diploma through CMC’s new Workforce Diploma Program thanks to flexible online classes When Jessica Rea was 9-years-old, her family moved to Leadville, CO from Durango, Mexico. Similar to the original mining families who settled in Leadville in the 1800’s, Jessica’s family sought new opportunities to […]