Colorado School of Mines provides a variety of degree programs for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Golden, Colorado and publically funded. About five thousand students enroll at Colorado School of Mines yearly.
Students may choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Mathematics And Statistics
- Engineering Technology
- Social Sciences
- Physical Sciences
Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to Mines. A score between 1200 - 1385 on the SAT, or 27 - 31 for the ACT is common among accepted students. Mines accepts around 40% of students applying. Of those applicants accepted, nearly 19% of students registered for enrollment. More information on admissions can be found here.
The tuition at Colorado School of Mines varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay approximately $16,000 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $32,000 per year. The price of on-campus housing is around $5,400 annually. Some students at Colorado School of Mines may qualify for financial aid, which is typically provided as grants or student loans.
The Mines Orediggers participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Football (NCAA Division II)
- Golf (NCAA Division II)
For a complete list of programs offered, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.mines.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the students Colorado School of Mines accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Colorado School of Mines has a total student population of about 6,100. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 17% enrolling as graduate students and 76% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $24,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $45 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- In-State: $15,000-$18,000
- Out-of-State: $33,000-$39,240
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $510-$610 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $1,100-$1,300 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||89%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||77%||$9,741|
|Receiving Student Loans||47%||$7,955|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Colorado School of Mines may provide student services including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Mines has an overall graduation rate which is around 70%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||41%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||24%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Mines is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)
- Football (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Colorado School of Mines by clicking the request information to the right.
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