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The Colorado School of Mines, founded in 1874, is a public college of engineering and science studies. Its 373-acre campus is located in Golden, 20 miles west of Denver.

Website: www.mines.edu/

Public
Co-ed
4,954
Undergraduate
Students
(30.1%) 1,491 Women
(69.9%) 3,463 Men
1,314
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
49% of 12,661 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.79
SAT Math
660-740 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
664 average
630-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
28-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $33,273
Out-of-state: $53,973
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $19,062
Out-of-state: $39,762
Room and Board
$14,211
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$16,906
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,482
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
304
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 15% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Golden Population
19,393
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Denver
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Burro
Sororities
21% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.7% Asian
1.1% Black/African-American
9.7% Hispanic/Latino
6.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.3% White
1.6% Unknown
International Students
6.2% from 43 countries
First-Year Students Returning
92.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
88%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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