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Colorado School of Mines Tuition & Cost

Golden, Colorado

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Colorado Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Colorado School of Mines
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,412
Room and Board $14,211
Other Expenses Budget$1,879
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
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
Other Expenses Budget$1,879

Residents of Colorado pay an annual total price of $36,652 to attend Colorado School of Mines on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $16,650 for tuition, $14,211 room and board, $1,500 for books and supplies and $2,412 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $57,352 which is 56.5% higher than Colorado residents. The tuition charge is $37,350 while room and board is $14,211, books and supplies are $1,500 and other fees come in at $2,412.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 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 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Colorado School of Mines
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$17,276
$30,001 to $48,000$17,832
$48,001 to $75,000$21,449
$75,001 to $110,000$30,771

The average reported annual net price for Colorado School of Mines for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $26,856 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

81% of full-time undergrad Colorado School of Mines received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $11,774 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 40% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,290 and 8% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $19,513.

Finanical Aid Colorado School of Mines
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $11,774 81%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $10,852 81%
Pell Grants $4,436 12%
Other Federal Grants $4,000 1%
State and Local Grants $3,027 8%
Federal Student Loans $5,290 40%
Other Student Loans $19,513 8%

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 $779 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $81,604
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $778.59
Total Interest Paid $11,827.06
Sum of All Loan Payments $93,431.06

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Colorado Residents Non Residents
1 $36,652 $57,352
2 $37,574 $58,795
3 $38,519 $60,273
4 $39,488 $61,789

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 $146,608 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.5% 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 $1,245 $3,735 $4,980

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

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