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Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

Colorado School of Mines

Overview

Colorado School of Mines is a University institution located in Golden, CO, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions Office, Starzer Welcome Center
1812 Illinois Street
Golden, CO  80401
United States
Contact Mrs. Kim Medina
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@mines.edu
Phone: 303-273-3220
Fax: 303-273-3509

Majors & Degrees

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,661
Applied
6,228
Accepted
4,954
Enrolled
49%
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Female Admissions

3,935
Females Applied
2,340
Females Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,726
Males Applied
3,888
Males Accepted
45%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.79
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3.8
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper quartile of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported October 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st October 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 664 630 710
SAT Math 705 660 740
ACT Composite 31 28 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

16,650
In-state
36,270
Out-of-state
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

15,736
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,906
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,322
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,670
Avg. Loan Aid
8,348
Avg. Grant Aid
6,309
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,954
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.12%
Black or African American 0.99%
White or Caucasian 71.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 4.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 5.73%
Other 1.51%

Gender

Male (69.9%)
Female (30.1%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Engineers' Days (E-Days), Celebration of Mines and Career Day

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Society of Women Engineers, Residence Hall Association, Associated Students of Colorado School of Mines, Student Professional Societies/ and/ Religious Organizations and Multicultural Engineering Program

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
campus policy department

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

572
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 304
Part-time - 268
Male - 382
Female - 190
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