Colorado School of Mines

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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

Total undergrads: 3,456

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 851

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,400

Graduate enrollment: 1,032


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

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


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


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.

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