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The Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista campus sits at the base of the Collegiate Range.

Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista Serves Chaffee County

From literature to computerized accounting, yoga or customized business training — CMC brings learning close to your home

The Forster Academic Center is the hub for Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista. Located in Chaffee County, Buena Vista is between Leadville and Salida, at the base of the 14,000-foot Collegiate Peaks mountain range.

Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista serves the educational needs of residents of:

  • Buena Vista
  • Poncha Springs
  • Salida
  • and surrounding communities

Only a few hours away from most of Colorado's metropolitan areas, the Chaffee County area provides access to wilderness experiences in the national forest, whitewater rafting in the Arkansas River, breathtaking high-altitude scenery and an abundance of educational programs at the Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista.

Courses at CMC's Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista are available for students of all ages and include:

  • Two-year degree programs
  • Courses that transfer to four-year universities
  • Certificates of proficiency
  • Personal enrichment
  • Occupational upgrade offerings


Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista also offers an extensive selection of lifelong learning courses through a partnership with Ed2Go.

Go to the E2Go Distance Learning web site. E2Go Distance Learning for Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista!

Colorado Mountain College in Buena Vista
27900 County Road 319
PO Box 897
Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-8419
(719)-395-2173 (fax)