School Overview

Colorado School of Mines is a Public, 4 years college located in Golden, Colorado. Mines ranked 43rd in National Universities and 4th in Colorado Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 6,744 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Mines's acceptance rate is 56.88% last year (undergraduate school).
Colorado School of Mines is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Colorado School of Mines is 56.88% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.19%. The application fees are $45 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate56.88 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.19 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

Mines's 2022 tuition & fees is $19,538 for Colorado residents and $40,838 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $19,532 for Colorado residents and $40,844 for out-of-students.
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$19,538$40,838
Graduate Tuition & Fees$19,532$40,844
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,744 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 126 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Mines has 5,200 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,544 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,744
Undergraduate Students5,200
Graduate Students1,544
Online Enrollment126

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs103 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification