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Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado

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Overview

Student Population
6,325
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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
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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 11,756 prospective students applied, and 6,240 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,282 enrolled in the school.  5,801 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 524 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $16,650 plus fees of $2,412. Colorado School of Mines is ranked 124 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Colorado School of Mines is rated within the top 23% 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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
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SAT 1160/1460
ACT 27/33
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
53.1% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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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$2,412
Room and Board $14,211
Budget for Other Expenses$1,879
Total One Year Cost$36,652
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$2,412
Room and Board $14,211
Budget for Other Expenses$1,879
Total One Year Cost$57,352

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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.

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