Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO, USA
3.81 Average Rating

The Colorado School of Mines is located in Golden, Colorado. Established in 1873, Mines has been focusing on the sciences and engineering for more than 130 years, expanding its focus to include understanding the Earth, harnessing energy, and sustaining the environment. The school offers more than 70 program options for certificates, undergraduate, and graduate degrees, with research as an integral part of them all and supported by government agencies and laboratories. Mines is also home to the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum and a wide variety of research institutes, such as the Center for Space Resources, Colorado Fuel Cell Center, and the Advanced Water Technology Center.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
57%
Out of State Students
37%
0
100
56%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 31
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1341
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,117
Total Number of Undergrads
4,794
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
46%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
76%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$24,929
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$16,170
Out-of-State Tuition
$35,220
0
100
58%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
81%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,869
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
71%
29%
Student Organizations
240
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Denver
Houston
San Francisco
Colorado Springs
Dallas
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
64%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$82,100
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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