Total Cost $23,464
Total Enrollment 5,124
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 17 : 1

Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois St, Golden, Colorado 80401
(303) 273-3000

Colorado School of Mines’ role and mission has remained constant and is written in the Colorado statute as: The Colorado School of Mines shall be a specialized baccalaureate and graduate research institution with high admission standards. The Colorado School of Mines shall have a unique mission in energy, mineral, and materials science and engineering and associated engineering and science fields. The school shall be the primary institution of higher education offering energy, mineral and materials science and mineral engineering degrees at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. (Colorado Revised Statutes, Section 23-41-105) Mines’ well-defined and focused mission is achieved by more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline after April 15 (Fall) or October 15 (Spring)
Admissions Office Phone 303-273-3220
Admissions Office Email
Admissions Office Address 1600 Maple Street Golden, CO 80401
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $45

In order to be accepted to Colorado School of Mines, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 550
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 650
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 610
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 700
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 26
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 30
ACT English (25th Percentile) 24
ACT English (75th Percentile) 29
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 27
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 32
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matius wonda on March 31, 2016 said:

I think colorado school of mines is the best university in the world.

Stephen Harrison on May 23, 2016 said:

I am trying to discern if an applicant is truly a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, but it appears that the Colorado School of Mines either does not know who graduated, or does not care to protect the integrity and value of the degrees issued to those who do graduate by providing a method for the public to know who graduated.

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