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Colorado School of Mines Tuition & Cost

Golden, Colorado

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Colorado Resident Sticker Price
$35,498
In State Costs for Colorado School of Mines
Fee Cost
Tuition$16,650
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,314
Room and Board $13,169
Other Expenses Budget$1,865
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$55,118
Out of State Costs for Colorado School of Mines
Fee Cost
Tuition$36,270
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,314
Room and Board $13,169
Other Expenses Budget$1,865

Residents of Colorado pay an annual total price of $35,498 to attend Colorado School of Mines on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $16,650 for tuition, $13,169 room and board, $1,500 for books and supplies and $2,314 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $55,118 which is 55.3% higher than Colorado residents. The tuition charge is $36,270 while room and board is $13,169, books and supplies are $1,500 and other fees come in at $2,314.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Colorado School of Mines when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$25,472
Net Price by Income Colorado School of Mines
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,813
$30,001 to $48,000$16,957
$48,001 to $75,000$20,099
$75,001 to $110,000$28,655
$110,000+$30,164

The average reported annual net price for Colorado School of Mines for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $25,472 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Colorado School of Mines
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $10,725 82%
Pell Grant $4,201 11%
Federal Student Loan $5,500 43%

The average reported annual net price for Colorado School of Mines for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $25,472 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Colorado School of Mines, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $81,604. The loan balance of $81,604 is a four year multiple of the $20,401 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $847 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $81,604
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $846.87
Total Interest Paid $20,020.65
Sum of All Loan Payments $101,624.65

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$141,992
Year Colorado Residents Non Residents
1 $35,498 $55,118
2 $37,097 $57,600
3 $38,767 $60,194
4 $40,513 $62,905

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Colorado School of Mines to be $141,992 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Colorado School of Mines
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Colorado Residents $555 $1,665 $2,220
Out of State Residents $1,209 $3,627 $4,836

Estimated cost for a class at Colorado School of Mines based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Colorado School of Mines versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Colorado School of Mines Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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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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