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Tuition & Fees

$16,918

$33,598

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,501
Declined + 7,839
Total Received 12,340
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undergraduateRatios

74%

26%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering/mechanical/civil/environmental/electrical
  2. Petroleum Engineering
  3. Chemical Engineering
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School Facts

The Colorado School of Mines, founded in 1874, is a public research university for engineering and applied sciences. Its 491-acre campus is located in Golden, Colorado, 20 miles west of Denver.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,795
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 4073
ACT 0500

Social Networks

Public

4,456

undergraduate students

1,339

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
58%
500-599
25%
400-499
2%
700-800
42%
600-699
52%
500-599
6%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
7%
30-36
48%
24-29
45%
18-23
7%
30-36
59%
24-29
41%
30-36
58%
24-29
41%
18-23
1%
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Golden, CO

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Golden, CO

491-acre suburban campus in Golden (population: 19,393), 20 miles west of Denver. Major airport, bus, and train serve Denver. Public transportation - bus and light-rail services nearby.

Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 14% of male students
 
3 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
58%
Top 1/4
91%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
58%
500-599
25%
400-499
2%
700-800
42%
600-699
52%
500-599
6%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
7%
30-36
48%
24-29
45%
18-23
7%
30-36
59%
24-29
41%
30-36
58%
24-29
41%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,501
Declined + 7,839
Total Received 12,340

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Bruce Goetz
Director of Admissions
P: 888 446-9489
F: 303 273-3509
admit@mines.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,790
Room & board $10,484
Additional fees $2,128
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $28,902
Average Financial Aid - $12,191
Total with Avg. Aid $16,711

Financial Aid

55%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,191

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,420,871
State $834,203
Institutional $8,960,302
Other external $2,529,322
Total $15,744,698

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,775,321
Other external $1,097,119
Total $8,872,440

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
Orediggers, Blaster, Marvin the Miner
School colors
blue and silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Chemistry
Applied Mathematics/Statistics
Applied Mechanics
Applied Physics
Chemical Engineering
Chemical/Biochemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry/Geochemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Systems
Computer Science
Economics
Economics/Business
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Systems
Engineering
Engineering Systems
Engineering/Technology Management
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geochemistry
Environmental Science/Engineering
Environmental Sciences/Engineering
Geochemistry
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geology/Geological Engineering
Geophysical Engineering
Geophysics
Hydrology
International Political Economy
Materials Science
Mathematical/Computer Sciences
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Systems
Metallurgical/Materials Engineering
Mineral Economics
Mineral Exploration/Mining Geosciences
Mining Engineering
Mining/Earth Systems Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum Reservoir Systems
Physics
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Undergraduate

77%

4,456
students

Female
26%
1,179

Male
74%
3,277

Graduate

23%

1,339
students

Female
28%
369

Male
72%
970

undergraduateFull-time

95%

4,241
students

Female
27%
1,133

Male
73%
3,108

undergraduatePart-time

5%

215
students

Female
22%
46

Male
78%
169

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

31%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Spring: October 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

110

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Indonesia
Kasakhstan
Malaysia
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Brandon Samter
Director of International Student & Scholar Services
303 273-3589
bsamter@mines.edu

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