Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

Tuition & Fees

$19,100

$39,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
620
75th
740
25th
650
75th
34
25th
26
75th
33
25th
27
75th
33
25th
28
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undergraduateRatios

69%

male

31%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,620
Declined 5,424
Total Received 12,044
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Public

5,411

undergraduate students

1,681

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,092
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
620
75th
740
25th
650
75th
34
25th
26
75th
33
25th
27
75th
33
25th
28

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Other application fee (may be waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,620
Declined 5,424
Total Received 12,044

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,628

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $16,650
Room $8,800
Board $5,920
Additional fees $2,450
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $35,320
Average Financial Aid - $11,628
Total with Avg. Aid $23,692

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Economics.
Behavioral Sciences.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological/Biosystems Engineering.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Civil Engineering, General.
Computational and Applied Mathematics.
Computer Science.
Data Science, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Geochemistry.
Geological/Geophysical Engineering.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geophysics and Seismology.
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.
Hydrology and Water Resources Science.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering.
Metallurgical Engineering.
Mining and Mineral Engineering.
Nuclear Engineering.
Petroleum Engineering.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Systems Engineering.
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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

7,092

total students

53%

in-state

47%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

5,411
students

Female
31%
1,689

Male
69%
3,722

24%

1,681
students

Female
29%
495

Male
71%
1,186

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

5,027
students

Female
31%
1,566

Male
69%
3,461

7%

384
students

Female
32%
123

Male
68%
261

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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
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

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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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
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