Until today when I actually did more searching, I found that I have been in error for too long about a matter concerning whether there are any private two-year colleges west of the Mississippi River that have on-campus student housing.
I was wrong and I apologize for not looking further into 'facts' provided to me by others who claimed they knew the truth.
Deep Springs College in Deep Springs, California is a two-year private educational institution that provides housing for all of its students.
http://www.deepsprings.edu/home is the URL where you can learn more about this institution.
But here is a taste of what the college provides;
"Deep Springs is an all-male liberal arts college located on a cattle-ranch and alfalfa farm in California's High Desert. Electrical pioneer L.L. Nunn founded the school in 1917 on the three pillars of academics, labor, and self-governance in order to help young men prepare themselves for lives of service to humanity. The school's 26 students, along with its staff and faculty, form a close community engaged in this intense project.
Deep Springs operates on the belief that manual labor and political deliberation are integral parts of a comprehensive liberal arts education.
Each student attends for two years and receives a full scholarship valued at over $50,000 per year. Afterwards, most complete their degrees at the world's most prestigious four year institutions.
Deep Springs, California is close to the Nevada border and about halfway between the I15 crossing the California/Nevada state line and Lake Tahoe.
It is out there and it looks like it is accessed by a dirt road.
There were no mountains nearby named Brokeback Moutain.
But the college is private and it is a two-year institution, so that means that if on-campus housing at Marymount College is approved, it would NOT be the only private two-year college west of the Mississippi River to have on-campus housing.
Now because I felt bad about blowing this issue so badly, I thought about doing more reading and searching and I found out quite a bit more about colleges that have housing on-campus or directly adjacent to the campus.
In California, there are twelve Community Colleges listed as having on-campus or adjacent housing for students.
Brooks College that closed just late last year seems to have offered some housing for students and it WAS in Long Beach, California!
According to the American Association of Community Colleges there are about 233 public, two-year colleges that have student housing in the U.S., and about "70 independent" two-year colleges that have student housing.
I will probably continue to look for more private, two-year colleges that have student housing, west of the Mississippi River. Most of the private, two-year colleges I have read about that have student housing, are east of the Mississippi, but I will continue to look.