The Whole Paleo Experience

The Whole Paleo Experience


So you want everything paleo! This is your go-to to see how you can earn 8 college credits by taking both experiences. This makes you a full-time summer student. We recommend taking field paleontology first and then paleontology lab techniques second, but you can mix and match any session accordingly. 

Base Cost: $3,600

Add 8 college credits for additional cost

(estimates are approximate given financial aid and residency factors)

  • In-State = $2,423
  • In-State W/COF = $1,495
  • WUE* = $2,151
  • Out-of-State = $2,371

Select a Field Paleontology & Outdoor Education Session (5 credits)

Session 1: Saturday, July 6th 2024 – Saturday, July 20th 2024       

Session 2: Monday, July 22nd 2024 – Monday, August 5th 2024            

Select the other session for Paleontology Lab Techniques (3 credits)

               Session 1: Tuesday, July 9th 2024 – Saturday, July 20th, 2024

               Session 2: Thursday, July 25th 2024 – Monday, August 5th, 2024

If paleontology is a degree you want to pursue, visit the Paleontology Plan of Study degree.

Visit the Immersive Field Paleontology and the Immersive Paleontology Lab Techniques to understand the complete requirements regarding both experiences.


Paleontology Contact Information

Craig Rangely

Email:  Garrett Scofield
Phone: (970) 824-1118

About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,600 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.