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Copper Mountain College

Joshua Tree, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

6162 Rotary Way

Joshua Tree, CA 92252-6100

www.cmccd.edu

Admission Office

6162 Rotary Way

PO Box 1398

Joshua Tree, CA 92252

(760) 366-3791

Fax : (760) 366-5257

lburns@cmccd.edu

Contact : Jenn O'Donnell

Associate Dean of Student Services

Type of School

Small

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 3889

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 2,029

In-State Tuition : $1,388.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,330.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small Town (2,500-10k)

Rural

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 2

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting C
Business Administration and Management, General A

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) C
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training A
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C

History
History, General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies A

Personal & Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Chef Training C

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A C
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician A C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics, General A
Political Science and Government, General A
Social Sciences, General A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Independent Study

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Internships

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

40 Public computers, available in: Libraries, Computer Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : Desert Tortoise Preserve

Geographic Location : 120 miles from Los Angeles, 45 miles from Palm Springs.

Small Town

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,029

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,075

Graduate enrollment : --

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Voice

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Fighting Cacti

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Limited admission to some allied health programs.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : No

From the college: Copper Mountain College grants credit for scores of 3 or higher on the Advanced Placement AP Examinations of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB). Advanced Placement credit is granted for the fulfillment of Copper Mountain College programs only. Other colleges or universities may have different policies concerning AP. Therefore, the transfer institution will reevaluate the AP scores based on their own campus policies. AP credit may not be used to fulfill residency requirements.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: CSU and IGETC course credit may be earned for scores of 3 or better on AP exams that Copper Mountain College faculty recognizes as equivalent to approved courses. For example: an acceptable scores on an English AP exam may be used to meet the English Composition requirement, but not the Critical Thinking/English Composition requirement.

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

3

--

All

Biology

3

4

--

All

Calculus AB

3

5

--

All

Calculus BC

3

10

--

All

Chemistry

3

4

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

--

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

--

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

3

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

--

All

Microeconomics

3

3

--

All

Music Theory

3

3

--

All

Physics B

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

5

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

6

--

All

Statistics

3

4

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

United States History

3

3

--

All

World History: Modern

3

3

--

All

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : David Shook

Financial aid office phone : (760) 366-3791

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $336.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,388.00

$1,388.00

$1,388.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,330.00

$9,330.00

$9,330.00

Room only:

--

$16,580.00

$8,780.00

Books and supplies:

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$3,784.00

$3,225.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$858.00

$938.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$2,468.00

$23,690.00

$15,411.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$10,410.00

$31,632.00

$23,353.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): --

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,330.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $16,580.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $336.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students