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Copper Mountain College

Joshua Tree, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

About Copper Mountain College

Copper Mountain College Overview

Copper Mountain College is a public school in a rural setting in Joshua Tree, California. Copper Mountain College was founded in 1966 and the school presently has around 2,500 students per year, which includes 2,500 undergraduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Copper Mountain College!

Are you interested in music or performing? At Copper Mountain College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Copper Mountain College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Copper Mountain College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Copper Mountain College on the Student Life page.

2022 Copper Mountain College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
In-State Tuition $1,104
Out-of-State $8,064

Is Copper Mountain College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Copper Mountain College offers and if it seems like the right college for you.

Copper Mountain College Acceptance Rate 2022

Around 90% of applicants get into Copper Mountain College each year. Out of 720 applications received in 2022, 651 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Copper Mountain College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 65% of students who start at Copper Mountain College come back for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Copper Mountain College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Copper Mountain College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Copper Mountain College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2019, the total market value of Copper Mountain College's endowment was $100000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Copper Mountain College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Copper Mountain College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Copper Mountain College.

Based on this information, how does Copper Mountain College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Copper Mountain College a good school for you?

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Where is Copper Mountain College Located?

Copper Mountain College is located in the rural setting of Joshua Tree, California.

If you want to see Copper Mountain College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-10 to Joshua Tree, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Palm Springs International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Copper Mountain College and Joshua Tree are like without leaving home.

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College Info

6162 Rotary Way Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Campus Setting: Rural

Copper Mountain College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Copper Mountain College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Copper Mountain College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Copper Mountain College ACT Scores

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Copper Mountain College SAT Scores

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Copper Mountain College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,112

In State

$7,304

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,104
$7,296
Fees
$8
$8
Housing
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Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Copper Mountain College is like? There are approximately 2,500 students enrolled at Copper Mountain College. 68% percent of students attend school full-time.

68%

Full Time

32%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,500

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,112

Out-of-State

$7,304

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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