Colorado School of Mines

Acceptance Rate 56.88 %
SAT Average 1,390
Tuition & Fees $40,838
Student Population 6,744
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,628

Academic Overview

Colorado School of Mines Campus, Golden, CO
Colorado School of Mines is a public, four-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 2022 tuition & fees is $19,538 for Colorado residents and $40,838 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,744 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 56.88% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Mines's tuition & fees is $19,538 for Colorado residents and $40,838 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $19,532 for in-state students and $40,844 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Mines. The acceptance rate of Mines is 56.88% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21.19%. The average graduation rate is 83% and the transfer-out rate is 5%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,628 and 76% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,744 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Colorado School of Mines is 56.88 %.
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 6,744
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Colorado School of Mines is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,628 at Colorado School of Mines.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401
Online Applicationwww.mines.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply/
Financial Aidfinaid.mines.edu/
Net Price Calculatorir.mines.edu/net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.mines.edu/veterans/
Disability Servicewww.mines.edu/disability-support-services/

Offered Degrees

Mines offers 103 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. 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 Degree200
Post Bachelor's Degree180
Master's Degree350
Post Master's Degree20
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship280

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