Colorado School of Mines: Review & Facts

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Colorado School of Mines is a medium four-year, public school with 5,725 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1874 and is the only institution located in Golden, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
Colorado School of Mines will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Colorado School of Mines implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Natural Resources and Environment, Physics, Geology, and Chemistry. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
89%
Colorado School of Mines student retention rate is high at 89% (well above Colorado average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Colorado School of Mines is average: 67%. Roughly 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Colorado School of Mines is decent - 16:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,800
Average tuition prices are very high - around $28,700 a year. The additional fees at Colorado School of Mines not covered by tuition are roughly $2,100, which comes to $30,800 per year.

Read the details about Colorado School of Mines additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
45%
According to recent data, 10,145 applications were submitted and 4,520 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Colorado School of Mines in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Colorado School of Mines provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Colorado School of Mines, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Colorado School of Mines offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,600 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, around $5,500 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Colorado School of Mines. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Colorado School of Mines seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Colorado School of Mines Location and Maps



Post Address: Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois St, Golden, Colorado 80401, USA
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