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Colorado School of Mines

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Rating

Public

Type

6,639

Students

$37,350

Tuition

53%

Acceptance

#113

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Golden, CO

1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401

Colorado School of Mines is a mid-sized public school of engineering and technology located in Golden, CO ranked 113th in the nation. It has a total of 5,116 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 53.08% acceptance rate. Colorado School of Mines offers 77 different majors and is best known for its Geological Engineering, Applied Physics, and Petroleum Engineering programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $16,650 for in-state students and $37,350 for those from out-of-state, Colorado School of Mines is quite costly. 78.76% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $84,900 per year, which is 104% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$39,762
Above Average

Colorado School of Mines

$39,762

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$57,352

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$45,941

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

53%Acceptance
Average

Colorado School of Mines

53%

National

69%
Sat

1160 - 1460

81% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

27 - 33

59% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$45

Students

5,116Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

70%

In-state

83%

Female

30%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

6%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
25% Mechanical Engineering9% Petroleum Engineering8% Computer Science58% Others

25% Mechanical Engineering

9% Petroleum Engineering

8% Computer Science

58% Others

Mechanical Engineering

25%

399 Graduates

Petroleum Engineering

9%

139 Graduates

Computer Science

8%

129 Graduates

Geological/Geophysical Engineering

7%

108 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

7%

104 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

6%

95 Graduates

Civil Engineering, General

6%

89 Graduates

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

5%

74 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors15:115:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

15

Number of Library Books

406,665

Academic Spend per Student

$17,269

Full-time Retention Rate

92%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$69,200/Year

Colorado School of Mines

$69,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$69,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$84,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

78%