Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

Tuition & Fees

$19,062

$39,762

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
32%
600-699
56%
500-599
11%
400-499
1%
700-800
54%
600-699
40%
500-599
6%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
36%
400-499
6%
30-36
53%
24-29
36%
18-23
11%
30-36
52%
24-29
45%
18-23
3%
30-36
59%
24-29
37%
18-23
4%
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undergraduateRatios

69%

male

31%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Very Selective

27%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,240
Declined + 8,516
Total Received 11,756
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Public

5,154

undergraduate students

1,451

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Petroleum Engineering
  3. Computer Science
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Codes

SAT 4073
ACT 0500

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Location

School Facts

Colorado School of Mines, founded in 1874, is a public research university for engineering and applied sciences. Its 500-acre campus is located in Golden, Colorado, 20 miles west of Denver.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,605
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Golden, CO

500-acre, suburban campus in Golden (population: 20,571), 15 miles west of Denver. Major airport, bus, and trains serve Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 15% of male students
 
4 sororities 22% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
50%
Top 1/4
81%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
32%
600-699
56%
500-599
11%
400-499
1%
700-800
54%
600-699
40%
500-599
6%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
36%
400-499
6%
30-36
53%
24-29
36%
18-23
11%
30-36
52%
24-29
45%
18-23
3%
30-36
59%
24-29
37%
18-23
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
(may be waived if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
May 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 or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Not used

Very Selective

27%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,240
Declined + 8,516
Total Received 11,756

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

Kim Medina
Director of Admissions
P: 888 446-9489
F: 303 273-3509
admissions@mines.edu

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,006.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $16,650
Room $8,567
Board $5,644
Additional fees $2,412
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $34,773
Average Financial Aid - $15,006
Total with Avg. Aid $19,767

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,555,697
State $1,646,271
Institutional $15,837,585
Other external $2,051,025
Total $23,090,578

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $13,829,404
Other external $1,198,007
Total $15,027,411
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 888 446-9489
F: 303 384-2252
finaid@mines.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jill Robertson
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@mines.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, bowling, cycling, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugb ski team, soccer, tennis, triathlon, ultimate frisbee, volleyball water polo

Club Sports - Women's

bowling; cycling; lacrosse; rugby; ski team; soccer; tennis; triathlon; ultimate frisbee, volleyball; water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, cross-country, diving, foosball, floor hockey, golf, handball, hockey, kickball, lacrosse, non-tackle football, racquetball, rugby, skiing, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate, volleyball (indoor/outdoor), water polo, wrestling

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Athletic Directors

David Hansburg (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Dixie Cirillo (women's)
Associate Athletics Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
blaster the burro and marvin the miner
School colors
Blue and Silver

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Chemistry
Applied Mathematics/Statistics
Applied Mechanics
Applied Physics
Chemical 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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Petroleum Engineering
  3. Computer Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

6,605

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

5,154
students

Female
31%
1,596

Male
69%
3,558

22%

1,451
students

Female
30%
432

Male
70%
1,019

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

4,928
students

Female
32%
1,537

Male
68%
3,391

5%

226
students

Female
27%
59

Male
73%
167

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: October 15

Summer: April 1

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Countries most often represented Angola
China
India
Malaysia
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

David Wright
Assistant Provost for International Affairs
303-273-3210
isss@mines.edu

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