At CMC, your tuition and payment methods will reflect the classes you took. We’re happy to work with you to figure out tuition and payment plans so you can get the most out of CMC.

Enrollment fees are calculated on 15 units: Resident = $46 per unit/Non-resident = $460 per unit ($46+ $414). Institutional fee = $10 per academic year ($5 for fall and $5 for spring)

Cost of Attendance for 2022 – 2023

The cost of attendance at Copper Mountain College includes tuition and estimates of other expenses (books, housing, transportation, etc.). It offers an approximate total of what full-time students who qualify for California resident tuition spend during a year.

Since students who aren’t receiving support from their parents tend to spend more, we offer estimated costs for both independent and dependent students.

Independent Student Cost of Attendance

Estimated costs for students who don’t receive parental support:

Expense TypeEstimated Annual Total
California resident tuition*$2,080
Books$1,152
Housing and food$17,784
Transportation$936
Personal$3,924
Total$25,876
*Non-residents also pay out-of-state tuition fees of $378 per credit. 

Dependent Student Cost of Attendance

Estimated costs for students who receive parental support:

Expense TypeEstimated Annual Total
California resident tuition*$2,080
Books$1,152
Housing and food$9,360
Transportation$1,026
Personal$3,348
Total$16,966
*Non-residents also pay out-of-state tuition fees of $378 per credit. 

Making Payments

You have two options for paying your college bills:

  1. Make a single payment for your term balance
  2. Enroll in a payment plan and make five separate payments—see more info below

You can make payments from your bank account or use a credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express).

There are two methods of making a payment:

First method:

  1. Log into MyCMC
  2. Go to Coyote Tracks
  3. Select “View Account and Make Payments” from the financial information options

Second method:

Make a payment through our online directly to our online payment system.

Payment Plan Options

Payment plans let you pay your term balance in five separate payments. They make it easy to plan, budget, and pay your bills on time, with no interest and no surprises.

Students and other authorized users can enroll in a plan and make payments directly from a bank account or via Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

All plans have a $25 enrollment fee. To get started, log into MyCMC. For payment plan support, call 833.269.3675.

FAQ’s

See some common questions about payment and payment plans.

Financial AId

Apply for aid, manage your money, and find help with all your financial aid questions.

Copper Mountain Promise

Get free tuition and book vouchers available to qualifying students enrolled in 12 units or more.

Scholarships

Discover need- and merit-based awards and learn how to apply for scholarships.

Contact the Cashier’s Office

Cashier’s Office

300 Quad 
6162 Rotary Way 
P.O. Box 1398 
Joshua Tree, CA 92252 

Phone: 760.366.5201, ext. 5312

Payment plan support: 833.269.3675

cmccashier@sallyfromsaar.com

Office hours by appointment only