Colorado School of Mines


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Colorado School of Mines


  • 80% have a job after 6 months
  • 100% have a job after 1 year
  • 0% have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$9,010 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$21,546 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

May 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


  • Member of library consortia.
  • 150,000 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 4,883 current serial subscriptions.
  • 250,000 microforms.
  • 20 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Geology Museum



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 350 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 100 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 50 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, health service, health insurance


math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 35% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 15% of housing units are Singles.
  • 41% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 44% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 40 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 38% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 98% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 40% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: E-Days, Homecoming, Friday Afternoon Club, International Student Day, Mines Little Theater, Celebration of Mines, SHPES Fiesta, Chinese New Year, CSM Art Show
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 135 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Tau Beta Pi, Order of Omega, Kappa Mu Epsilon, National Society of Pershing Rifles, Alpha Phi Omega, Blue Key, Pi Epsilon Tau, Phi Beta Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baha’i Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Catholic Newman Group, Latter Day Saint Student Association, Muslim Student Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization (ISO); Japanese Student Association; Korean Student Association; Muslim Student Association (MSA); Indonesian Association; Sanskruti: Cultural Association of India; American Indians in Science and Engineering (AISES); Asian Student Association (ASA); Minority Engineering Program; National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE); Hispanic Professional Engineers and Scientists (SHPES)
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Amnesty International; Anime Club; Anonymous Right Brain; Association of Computing Machinery; Astronomy Club; CSM Aviation Club; Ballroom Dance; Band; Bridge Club; Choir; Circle K; CSM Ambassadors; College Republicans; Earthworks; Engineers Without Borders; Graduate Student Association (GSA); High Grade; Math Club; Mines Chess Club; Mines Dance Team; Mines Investment Club; Mines Little Theater; Mines Mac User Group; Music Club; Oredigger; Performing Arts Council; Prospector; Residence Hall Association (RHA); Robotics Club; Role Playing Club; Sigma Lambda (Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Engineers); Sigma Upsilon Pi; Students for Creative Anachronism; Student Wellness Group; Warhammer Club; American Association of Drilling Engineers; American Ceramic Society; American Chemical Society; American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE); American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); American Society of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG); American Welding Society; Association of General Contractors (AGC); Association of Engineering Geologists (AEG); Association of Geoscience Students (AGS); CSM National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association; International American Society of Metals; International Society of Explosive Engineers (ISEE); Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); Society of American Military Engineers (SAME); Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE); Society of Economics and Business; Society of Economic Geologists; Society for Mining, Metallurgical and Exploration (SME); Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE); Society of Physics Students (SPS); Society of Student Geophysicists (SSG); Society of Women Engineers (SWE); Bicycling Club; Boxing Club; Cheerleading; CSM Paintball Club; CSM Snowboard Club; CSM Women’s Lacrosse Club; CSM Disc Golf Club; Golf Club; Ice Hockey Club; Judo Club; Karate Club; Kayak Club; Kendo Club; Lacrosse Club; Men’s Club Soccer Team; Rugby Club; Shooting Club; Ski Racing Club; Sports Club Council; Students Athlete Advisory Committee; Table Tennis Club; Ultimate Frisbee Organization; Volleyball Club; Water Polo Club; Women’s Soccer; Women’s Tennis Club Team; Women’s Ultimate Team; Women’s Volleyball Club; Women’s Water Polo;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) CSM E-Digger (weekly); CSM Oredigger (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Denver, Colorado (35), Colorado Springs, Colorado (75)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Denver, Colorado (20)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Denver, Colorado (20)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 80% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 50% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 7 fraternities
  • 7 fraternity houses
  • 20% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 3 sorority houses
  • 20% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    honor code, hazing prohibited

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