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Colorado School of Mines Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$27,076 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,590 tuition
$9,922 on campus room & board
$1,500 books
$2,064 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$42,106 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,620 tuition
$9,922 on campus room & board
$1,500 books
$2,064 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$7,229 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
16% get federal aid ($4,141 avg)
14% get state aid ($1,463 avg)
74% get institn'l aid ($7,229 avg)
51% get loans ($6,880 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.54% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.14% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,308 74%
Federal Grant Aid $4,141 16%
Pell Grants $3,981 16%
Other Federal Grants $3,143 1%
Institution Grant Aid $7,229 74%
State Grant Aid $1,463 14%
Student Loans $6,880 51%
Federal Loans $5,376 51%
Other Loans $12,203 6%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 14
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Colorado School of Mines offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1500 Illinois St
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 273-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $453
Out of State $954


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Amanda from Centennial, CO
  • Sep-09-2014 I am a current student here

    There are so many resources available to me as a student, from the rec center to health services to research opportunities. If you accept the opportunities given to you, you receive so much from this school.

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  • 5
  • Sasha
  • Jul-22-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Number six on Pay Scale's ROI list for in-state tuition. Out-of state isn't far behind. Enough said.

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  • 5
  • Emma from Golden, CO
  • Jun-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Rated one of the best schools for your money. Cheaper than CU in some cases with a MUCH better education.

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