4,612
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,912
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
40
40%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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. Marisa Garcia
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
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
Civil Engineering Checkmark
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
Economics Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,284
Applied
4,957
Accepted
4,612
Enrolled
40%
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Female Admissions

3,749
Females Applied
1,652
Females Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,535
Males Applied
3,305
Males Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.8
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 April 1st October 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st October 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 31 29 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

16,650
In-state
36,270
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,314
Full-time student fees
13,169
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,912
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,356
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,652
Avg. Loan Aid
8,272
Avg. Grant Aid
5,869
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,612
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.22%
Black or African American 1.02%
White or Caucasian 73.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 4.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 5.44%
Other 0.63%

Gender

Male (72.09%)
Female (27.91%)

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 28%

Student Activities

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

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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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:
fully trained police officers

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
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
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 No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No 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
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No 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 No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

532
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 285
Part-time - 247
Male - 369
Female - 163