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Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado

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Colorado School of Mines

Public 4 Year

10 reviews

About Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines, also referred to as "Mines", is a public teaching and research university in Golden, Colorado, devoted to engineering and applied science, with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's natural resources. Mines placed 82nd in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report "Best National Universities" ranking. In the 2016–17 QS World University Rankings by subject, the university was ranked as the top institution in the world for mineral and mining engineering.


Located in Golden, Colorado.

1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO, 80401, Jefferson County

Colorado School of Mines Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#60 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Colorado

#1 of 114

2024 Best Four Year Colleges in Colorado

#1 of 53

Most Popular Majors

Out of 7 majors categories at Colorado School of Mines, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Colorado School of Mines within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
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Notable Alumni