Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO

Questions and Answers

Jackson G.
17 days ago
Does Mines Honors program offer extra scholarships as part of participating to help with tuition?
Jackson G.
18 days ago
What is the Challenge exam listed on the AP credit transfer page?
Amanda K.
24 days ago
What kinds of extracurriculars are offered at Colorado School of Mines?
Bryant Y.
29 days ago
What type of scholarships are available to Mines students?
Amanda K.
1 month ago
What is the average out of pocket tuition price after financial aid has been applied for a Colorado School of Mines student?
Mo W.
1 month ago
Do the teachers at Mines enjoy what they are teaching and do they desire for their students to gain a deeper understanding in their subjects?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Somewhat Selective (49% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

68% White
8% Hispanic
5% Multiracial
4% Asian
1% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Software Engineer83k
Electrical Engineer79k
Project Engineer75k
Process Engineer74k
Mechanical Engineer70k
Civil Engineer69k
Environmental Engineer69k
Based on 9,527 student responses
75.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
142.8kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
60%in High-Meaning careers
93%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$39,762 / year
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