Colorado School of Mines

Men's MCLA
6 / 10
4,952 Undergrads / 6,325 Students
9 / 10
$26,856 Net Price
7 / 10
53% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
62% / 83%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team travels far and wide to face opponents from Texas to Montana facing teams like Texas A&M-Galveston, Montana State University, and University of Great Falls. They even traveled to Lousiana to take on University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Their in-state road trips include University of Colorado-Denver, Regis University, and University of Northern Colorado.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Colorado Springs Colorado Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Fort Collins Colorado Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Canada
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • Grand Junction Colorado Area
  • Australia
Where Grads Work
  • Chevron
  • BP
  • Schlumberger
  • Halliburton
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Shell
  • ConocoPhillips
  • URS Corporation
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • ExxonMobil
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Baker Hughes
  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Business Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Marketing
  • Administrative
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
600 - 690
540 - 750
1240 - 1430
25 - 34
27 - 33
27 - 33

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 560 - 650 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 11,756 8,024 3,732
% Admitted 53% 47% 67%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 23% 17%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.8
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (85%)
    Mechanical Engineering (29%)
    Petroleum Engineering (9%)
    Computer Science (9%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (9%)
    Chemical Engineering (8%)
    Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering (6%)
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering (6%)
    Geological/Geophysical Engineering (5%)
    Engineering Physics/Applied Physics (5%)
    Civil Engineering, General (4%)
    Metallurgical Engineering (4%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (3%)
    Computational and Applied Mathematics (3%)
    Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (2%)
    Mining and Mineral Engineering (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$19,062 $36,172
    Books & Supplies$1,500 $1,500
    Cost of Living$14,211 $14,211
    Personal Expenses$1,879 $1,879
    Sticker Price$36,652 $51,014

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    88% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship81%$11,774
    Federal Grants12%$4,663
    Pell Grants12%$4,436
    Other Federal1%$4,000
    State & Local Grants8%$3,027
    Institutional Grants81%$10,852
    Student Loans41%$8,734
    Federal Loans40%$5,290
    Other Loans8%$19,513

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $258 Million $40,812

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,915 $266

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,445 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $84,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.24 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 62% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 6 6
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 1 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions focus, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: STEM-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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