Earth • Energy • Environment
At Colorado School of Mines, we do more than just prepare you for your future. Want to learn how to create lasting positive change in areas related to the Earth, energy, or the environment? Done. Want rich, engaging experiences that will set you up for a successful future? You got it. We’re known for the quality of our distinctive graduates, unique expertise, and unparalleled opportunities, and we can’t wait to help you start your journey toward being our next success story.
Solving grand challenges
The Mines curriculum is broad and rigorous with an emphasis on hands-on experiences and collaborative approaches. Students and faculty are advancing the frontiers of knowledge in areas such as mineral exploration and subsurface characterization; renewable energy sources and technology; advanced water treatment; robotics and high-performance computing.
More than STEM
Mines students graduate with a strong sense of integrity, resilience, confidence in tackling new problems, the ability to work in collaborative environments, an enhanced sense of responsibility to promote positive change in the world, and pride in their Mines degree.
Colorado School of Mines’ inclusive, welcoming community provides many opportunities to get involved and make lifelong friends. We want you to feel at home and are committed to supporting a safe and engaging campus environment that allows all students to find success academically and socially.
Take advantage of everything Student Life has to offer—choose from 200+ student organizations, join an intercollegiate or intramural sports team, find new ways to use your creativity with several artistic avenues or adventure in the great outdoors and the City of Golden. It’s all here waiting for you. Get involved. Have fun. Embrace being an Oredigger.
We get it—you want to solve some of the major problems of our time and change the world. You want to be the next Rosalin Franklin. The next Steve Jobs. But we can do you one better—we can help you become the next you.
At Mines, you can choose from a variety of unique, top-notch programs in engineering and applied science that will take your education to the next level and prepare you to take on the world.
As an undergraduate at Colorado School of Mines, you are an integral part of a world-class institution. Our innovative, hands-on degree programs provide a robust technical education, with training in areas such as communication, leadership, teamwork, and ethics. You will graduate as a top recruit for companies and government agencies around the globe and be ready to change the world for the better.