Colorado School of Mines

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School Overview

Colorado School of Mines (locally referred to as “Mines” or CSM) is relatively small research university dedicated to the education and teaching of engineering and applied sciences. The school has a strong focus on natural resource exploration and development. CSM recently tied with the University of Iowa ranking 29th among public universities in the United States. The undergraduate admissions rate at CSM is about 46%.

General Information

Admission Office

Undergraduate Admissions

CSM Student Center – 1600 Maple Street

Golden, CO 80401

(303) 273-3200

(888) 446-9488

Fax: (303) 273-3509



Contact: Bruce Goetz

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1500 Illinois Street

Golden, CO 80401

(303) 273-3000

www.mines.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,456

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 851

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,400

Graduate enrollment: 1,032

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 61%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 85%


College Majors

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Engineering

Chemical Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Physics B
Geological Engineering B
Metallurgical Engineering B
Mining/Mineral Engineering B
Petroleum B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
GeophysicsSeismology B
Physics B

Social Sciences

Economics B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Colorado School of Mines Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(303) 273-3000
Website:www.mines.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:mines.edu/Admissions
Address:1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,069
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):70%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,041 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$17,842
Out-of-state Tuition:$36,172
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$9,992

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Colorado School of Mines Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Colorado School of Mines.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services111
Engineering121313
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Mathematics and Statistics222
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Physical Sciences166
Social Sciences132
Grand total1172724

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Colorado School of Mines.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Colorado School of Mines and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,842
Out-of-state$36,172
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,842
Out-of-state$36,172

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid90390%
Grant or scholarship aid81681%$9,992
Student loan aid46546%$6,674

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,93864%$8,134
Federal student loans1,91342%$7,023

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Colorado School of Mines. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Colorado School of Mines students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants12,2848,5353,749
Percent admitted100%39%44%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%8%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Colorado School of Mines Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,069
Undergraduate enrollment4,610
Graduate enrollment1,459

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Colorado School of Mines Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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