Helping build bright futures for the entire Western Slope of Colorado

We offer a wide range of high quality professional certifications designed to put YOU into the career you deserve.


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Lowest Tuition in Colorado-

Among postsecondary institutions in Colorado, TCR has the #1 lowest tuition rates

For Every Job that Requires a Masters Degree…

…there are SEVEN jobs that require a one or two year certification or associate’s degree.

Faster and More Affordable…

…than a 4 year school, and a better starting salary than if you don’t go to college.

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Technical College of the Rockies is devoted to using the latest technology and the highest industry standards to prepare our students to excel in their field of study.

  • Industry Focus- Almost all of our instructors are adjunct faculty.  They actively work in the fields they teach in, giving them the knowledge and experience needed to give our students top tier instruction.

  • Ready to work- Our programs prepare you to jump directly into the job market upon certification. We get our students ready to earn the wages they deserve in a shorter amount of time than 2 and 4 year schools.

  • Affordable – Technical College of the Rockies has the lowest tuition in the state.

We are adding new Online/Hybrid programs all the time, giving you more flexibility in your pursuit of success.


Our mission is educational excellence. We will deliver high quality career training by enhancing technical and employability skills, embracing diverse cultures, providing a quality learning environment, and support the well-being of our students, and the community. We provide career and technical certificate programs and courses in health, trades, technical, and business fields at the secondary and postsecondary levels. Our programs are designed to train students for entry-level employment, to provide retraining, or to upgrade the job skills of our students.

Every student has the opportunity to pursue a quality technical education. As a key member of the community, we are committed to a high standard of training for all students. That means we are focused on equity, on the experience of the whole person, and on the larger role we serve in our community.

All of our faculty members are qualified instructors in their respective occupational fields. They are credentialed through the Colorado State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Certified instructors in licensed programs are also approved by the State Licensing Board for their respective occupation.

We are an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability, in our activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504. For further information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Randal Palmer, Director, 1765 US Hwy 50, Delta, Colorado 81416, (970) 874-7671, or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Building,1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, phone (303) 844- 5695, FAX (303) 844-4303; TDD (303) 844-3417, or Email

High School Programs Available to Junior’s and Seniors

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TCR is now Hunger Free!

TCR is proud to announce it is a hunger free campus! We have partnered with Delta Food Pantry to make food accessible to any student in need. If you need lunch or food for home please stop by TCR’s food pantry (located in building A). Delta Food Pantry has graciously donated a refrigerator, to ensure a wide variety of available foods. If you would like to donate food, please bring it to Kristine Weiszbrod in Building A.


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Enhance Your Career Potential

With over 15 certificate programs and 7 industry training options, we offer various types of programs in the following areas of study:

  • Beauty and Esthetics
  • Human Services
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Law Enforcement
  • Construction
  • Animal Science
  • Health
  • Computer and IT
  • Welding and Electrician
  • High School Programs
  • Evening Programs