Colorado School of Mines

Acceptance Rate 53 %
SAT Average 1,310
Tuition & Fees $39,800
Student Population 6,325
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,833

Academic Overview

Colorado School of Mines Campus, Golden, CO
Colorado School of Mines is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Golden, Colorado. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $19,100 for Colorado residents and $39,800 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,325 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 53% and the graduation rate is 83% last year.
The salary after graduation from Colorado School of Mines varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $95,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Colorado School of Mines are $19,100 for Colorado residents and $39,800 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $19,100 for in-state students and $39,800 for out-of-state students.
Colorado School of Mines 2021 Tuition & Fees
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Mines. The acceptance rate of Mines is 53% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 83% and the transfer-out rate is 5%. The average received amount of financial aid is $10,833 and 74% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,325 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Colorado School of Mines is 53 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Colorado School of Mines is 83 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Colorado School of Mines is 5 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Colorado School of Mines is 92 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Colorado School of Mines is 6,325
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Colorado School of Mines is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,833 at Colorado School of Mines.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Mines offers 77 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree170
Post Bachelor's Degree11
Master's Degree301
Post Master's Degree31
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship261

Special Learning Opportunities

Colorado School of Mines offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,986)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,475)

Veterans Benefits

Colorado School of Mines has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges