Colorado Mountain College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,040
6.25% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,784
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.5%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
5,315
26.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
10.9%
5 Graduates

About

Colorado Mountain College is a higher education institution located in Garfield County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Colorado Mountain College were General Business Administration & Management (47 degrees awarded), Sustainability Studies (40 degrees), and Organizational Leadership (35 degrees).

In 2020, 1,301 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Colorado Mountain College. 52.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (857 degrees), 2.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (317 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado Mountain College is $2,040, which is $−9,789 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado Mountain College is $2,040, which is $−9,789 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,784.

In 2020, 24% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,040
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Colorado Mountain College was $2,040. The cost of tuition at Colorado Mountain College is $−9,789 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$4,784
2020 Value
19.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Colorado Mountain College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,784. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Colorado Mountain College grew by 19.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,603
Room and Board
$840
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Colorado Mountain College was of $10,603 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $840. The cost of room and board increased by 0.847% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.69% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

24%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
10%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

24% of undergraduate students at Colorado Mountain College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.35% with respect to 2019, when 23% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10.5%
2018 Default Rate
64
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Colorado Mountain College was 10.5%, which represents 64 out of the 609 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Colorado Mountain College has a total enrollment of 5,315 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado Mountain College is 1,422 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,893. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at Colorado Mountain College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Colorado Mountain College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.1% White, 27.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.67% Two or More Races, 0.997% Asian, 0.847% Black or African American, 0.339% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0753% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Colorado Mountain College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (32.8%), followed by White Female (31.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Colorado Mountain College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,315 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado Mountain College is 1,422 and the part-time enrollment is 3,893. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at Colorado Mountain College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Colorado Mountain College was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Colorado Mountain College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,407
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,464
  3. Two or More Races
    142

The enrolled student population at Colorado Mountain College is 64.1% White, 27.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.67% Two or More Races, 0.997% Asian, 0.847% Black or African American, 0.339% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0753% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 61 more women than men received degrees from Colorado Mountain College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Colorado Mountain College is white (857 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (317 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Colorado Mountain College is General Business Administration & Management (47 degrees awarded), followed by Sustainability Studies (40 degrees) and Organizational Leadership (35 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Colorado Mountain College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (407 degrees awarded), Protective Services (64 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (13 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado Mountain College are Police officers (143,203 people), Other managers (119,787 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (112,385 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (55,788 people), and Registered nurses (46,715 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado Mountain College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (407 degrees awarded), Protective Services (64 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (13 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (44 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado Mountain College are Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Colorado Mountain College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (407 degrees awarded), Protective Services (64 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (13 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (44 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado Mountain College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (350,977 people), Elementary & secondary schools (250,786 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (135,215 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (105,569 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (68,507 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado Mountain College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (407 degrees awarded), Protective Services (64 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (13 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (44 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Colorado Mountain College.
Most Common
  1. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 35 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Colorado Mountain College was General Business Administration & Management with 47 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

620
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
681
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 620 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Mountain College, which is 0.91 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (681).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Mountain College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.72 times less than the 161 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 161 degrees were awarded to women at Colorado Mountain College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.39 times more than the 116 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (18.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Colorado Mountain College is Female and White (18.2% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    857 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    317 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Colorado Mountain College is white (857 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (317 degrees).

5.53% of degree recipients (72 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    456 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    401 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    212 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Colorado Mountain College is white male (456 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (401 degrees).

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Operations

Colorado Mountain College has an endowment valued at nearly $20.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.77M (8.56%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Colorado Mountain College had a total salary expenditure of $52.2M. Colorado Mountain College employs 52 Professors, 42 Associate professors, and 20 Assistant professors. Most academics at Colorado Mountain College are Male Professors (27), Female Professors(25), and Female Associate professors (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado Mountain College are: Management, with 104 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.7M
2020 Endowment
4.84%
growth from 2019

Colorado Mountain College has an endowment valued at about $20.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Colorado Mountain College grew 4.84% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.21M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.99M - Federal
  2. $3.09M - State
  3. $92.4k - Local

As of 2020, Colorado Mountain College received $2.99M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.09M from state grants and contracts, and $92.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$37.4M
2020 Salaries
1.59%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Colorado Mountain College paid a median of $37.4M in salaries, which represents 71.7% of their overall expenditure ($52.2M) and a 1.59% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.21% decline from 2018 and a 0.952% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.61M
Instructional Salaries
114
Number of Employees

In 2020, Colorado Mountain College paid a total of $9.61M to 114 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
52 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
104 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Colorado Mountain College were Professor with 52 employees; Associate professor with 42 employees; and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado Mountain College were Management with 104 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Colorado Mountain College was Male Professor with 27 employees, Female Professor with 25 employees, and Female Associate professor with 24 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Colorado Mountain College.

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