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Can I get into Colorado School of Mines? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,427 out of 11,752 applicants or 38% were admitted making Colorado School of Mines a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Colorado School of Mines typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||23%||23%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Colorado School of Mines and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Colorado School of Mines regularly accepts students with ACTs of 28 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 26 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Colorado School of Mines.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1290 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1210. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1370 out of 1600. 35 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>51%|
|30 to 32||Avg +||38%-51%|
|28 to 30||Avg -||26%-38%|
|26 to 28||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 26||Low||<17%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1450 and Above||Good||>51%|
|1370 to 1450||Avg +||38%-51%|
|1290 to 1370||Avg -||26%-38%|
|1210 to 1290||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 1210||Low||<17%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Colorado School of Mines. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Colorado School of Mines was 3.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Colorado School of Mines will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||8%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||1%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||0%||Low|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Colorado School of Mines and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126775 IPEDS survey data for Colorado School of Mines.