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Colorado School of Mines Demographics & Diversity

Golden, Colorado

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Colorado School of Mines are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Colorado School of Mines students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 1%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 6%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 124% more male students than female students enrolled at Colorado School of Mines with a gender ratio of 69% men to 31% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Colorado School of Mines has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Colorado School of Mines students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 69%
Women 31%
Enrollment by gender for Colorado School of Mines students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,664
Women 2,080

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Colorado School of Mines serves a low number of students outside of Colorado, with 53 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Colorado School of Mines students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 53%
Out of State 44%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,353 per year

13% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 7.1%
Part time Undergrads 4.3%

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