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Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

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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 Lori Kester
Associate Provost, Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@mines.edu
Phone: 303-273-3220

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Computational And Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,886
Applied
6,314
Accepted
5,733
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

3,388
Females Applied
2,224
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,498
Males Applied
4,090
Males Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.85
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 May 1st October 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen January 15th Not reported
Early decision plan November 1st December 21st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 688 650 728
SAT Math 711 680 760
ACT Composite 31 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

17,520
In-state
39,600
Out-of-state
17,520
In-district
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Fees

2,520
Full-time student fees
16,110
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

16,317
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,211
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,037
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,914
Avg. Loan Aid
8,153
Avg. Grant Aid
5,644
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,733
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.36%
Black or African American 1.16%
White or Caucasian 69.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.48%
Asian 5.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 5.86%
Other 2.15%

Gender

Male (68.15%)
Female (31.83%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Engineer Days (E-Days), Celebration of Mines and Career Day

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
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
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
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 Checkmark No
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Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
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Field Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
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Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
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Softball No Checkmark No
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Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
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Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
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Field Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Football No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
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Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
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Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

490
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 330
Part-time - 160
Male - 365
Female - 221
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