Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO, USA
3.81 Average Rating

Known for its strong engineering programs, the Colorado School of Mines was founded in 1874. It is a selective university and ranked #27 in Public Colleges by Forbes. Mines is home to the largest chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, as well as the Integrated GroundWater Modeling Center and Colorado Center for BioFuel and BioRefining. It is a “most selective” university and the on-campus Geology Museum houses an Apollo 17 moon rock.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 31
Average SAT Composite: 1341

What Students Are Saying

3.81 Average Rating
the colorado school of mines is an extremely rigorous, intense, and rewarding college. there are challenges every day, and every class, no matter what you take, is hours worth of work and there is always something to be done. if you are looking for a top of the line education and incredible post-graduation opportunities, (there is a 98% job placement rating), then the colorado school of mines is for you.
Colten from Elbert, CO
colorado school of mines is a school that, above all, is focused on excellence. this includes anything from academic excellence to a flowering social life. it is also a haven where nerdiness is not just accepted, but encouraged.
Athena from Colorado Springs, CO

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