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Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Golden, CO. The 2019 average net price at Colorado School of Mines is $25,767. Acceptance rate is 49.19%. The school has a total enrollment of 6,325.

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Location: Golden, CO
Student Body: 6,325
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Suburban
Web Site: www.mines.edu
Acceptance Rate: 49.19%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 49.19%
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2021
  • International Students: 5%
  • Application Fee: $45
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $16,650
Out of State/International Tuition: $36,270
In State Grad Tuition: $16,650
Out of State Grad Tuition: $36,270
Room and Board: $13,169
Books and Supplies: $1,500
Other Fees: $2,314
Net Price In-District/State: $25,767
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,199
  • Men / Women Ratio: 819 / 380
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 630 - 710
  • Median SAT Math Range: 660 - 740
  • Median ACT Range: 28 - 33
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 79
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: 5%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 63
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Recommended
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 78%
  • Computer Science: 9%
  • Physical Sciences: 4%
  • Mathematics and Statistics: 4%
  • Engineering Technology: 3%

Academic Programs

Colorado School of Mines offers 79 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsColorado School of Mines offers 17 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Computer Science
Engineering
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Master's Degree ProgramsColorado School of Mines offers 30 Master's Degree Programs
Computer Science
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Doctorate Degree ProgramsColorado School of Mines offers 26 Doctorate Degree Programs
Computer Science
Engineering
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsColorado School of Mines offers 3 Certificate Programs
Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 78%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 78%
  • 1st Year Retention: 93%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $80,700
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 6,325
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 69%
  • Non-resident, alien: 11%
  • Hispanic Students: 8%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • Asian Students: 4%
  • Black Students: 1%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%