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Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado

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Overview

Student Population
6,744
Colorado School of Mines overview
Location Golden, Colorado
Online mines.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Colorado School of Mines overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Golden, Colorado, Colorado School of Mines is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,044 prospective students applied, and 6,620 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,172 enrolled in the school.  6,144 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 600 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $16,650 plus fees of $2,450. Colorado School of Mines is ranked 136 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

Colorado School of Mines is rated within the top 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Colorado School of Mines within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Colorado School of Mines overview
SAT 1270/1440
ACT 28/33
GPA 3.78
Applications Accepted
55% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $45

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Annual Cost to Attend

Colorado Resident Tuition
$16,650
In State Costs for Colorado School of Mines
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,450
Room and Board $14,720
Budget for Other Expenses$1,879
Total One Year Cost$37,199
Out of State Resident Tuition
$37,350
Out of State Costs for Colorado School of Mines
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,450
Room and Board $14,720
Budget for Other Expenses$1,879
Total One Year Cost$57,899

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$90,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Colorado School of Mines students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 89%
Mathematics 7%
Social Sciences 2%
Physical Sciences 1%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126775 IPEDS survey data for Colorado School of Mines.

Current students may use the Colorado School of Mines GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.