Colorado School of Mines

United States of America

475th US-News World Ranking

Colorado School of Mines is a public research based university founded in 1874. The university is presently located in Golden, Colorado. Its also referred to as Mines and its devoted to engineering, applied science , with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's natural resources.

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.

The university comprises of 14 academic departments which are grouped into 3 colleges: College of Applied Science and Engineering; College of Engineering and Computational Sciences and College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering. The university follows a semester based academic calendar. The most popular majors at the university are Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.

The Colorado School of Mines has a student population of over 6,000 out of which more than 4,600 are enrolled in under graduate programs. The Colorado School of Mines looks to promote diversity on its own campus through the initiatives like Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics (WISEM) and the Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP). The university has a student to faculty ratio of 16:1 and the acceptance rate of 38%. The on-campus geology museum houses a lunar rock from the Apollo 17 mission. 

Notable Alumni: Tesho Akindele (Canadian soccer player for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer), Arden L. Bement, Jr. (Director of the National Science Foundation), Shane Carwin (wrestler; former mixed martial artist)

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English

The world of geophysics is enormous and fascinating. Many are attracted to geophysics because of their fascination with earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other natural hazards. Others are drawn by their interest in hot topics such as climate change, carbon management and geothermal energy.

Undergraduate degree in any related field with at least 3.0 GPA, 3 Letters of Recommendation, Resume, TOEFL/IELTS for nonnative English speakers, Goal statement

Petroleum Engineer, Research, Academics

15th Jan

English

B.S. curricular tracks emphasizing environmental chemistry or biochemistry are offered along with a more flexible track which can be tailored to optimize preparation consistent with students' career goals.

Official high school transcript, At least 3.0 GPA from secondary school, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers, Statement of support

Manufacturing, Healthcare, Research

1st May

English

In this, undergraduate students complete a program of study that includes rigorous instruction in fluid mechanics, heat and mass transport, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, and chemical process dynamics and control.

Official high school transcript, At least 3.0 GPA from secondary school, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers, Statement of support

Manufacturing, Healthcare, Research

1st May

English

In this, undergraduate students complete a program of study that includes rigorous instruction in fluid mechanics, heat and mass transport, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, and chemical process dynamics and control.

Official high school transcript, At least 3.0 GPA from secondary school, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers, Statement of support

Manufacturing, Healthcare, Research

1st May

English

The Civil Engineering degree builds on a foundation of engineering core courses to prepare students for leadership roles in industry and professional practice.

Official high school transcript, At least 3.0 GPA from secondary school, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers, Statement of support

Construction, Engineering Surveying, Structural Designing

1st May

a) University online application

b) Official high school transcript

c) Official SAT/ACT scores

d) Typical SAT range: (1370-1470), ACT (29-32)

e) Average GPA 3.74

f) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

g) TOEFL IBT:79, PBT: 550

h) Acceptance rate: 36.5% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 36,270

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 12,780 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines. 

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University Stats

6120

Students

4755

Undergraduates

1285

Postgraduate

38
%

Acceptance Rate

$
36270

Tuition Fees

$
12780

Living Cost

$
2800

Other Fees

3.75

Avg. GPA

86
%

Avg. Percentage

1470

Avg. SAT

30

Avg. ACT

6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD