Colorado School of Mines

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world rank  850

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Established in 1873, Colorado School of Mines is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Golden (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Colorado School of Mines (CSM) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Colorado School of Mines (CSM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 147 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CSM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CSM
Founded 1873
Motto Nil sine numine
Nothing without God's will
Colours Blue and silver

University Location

Address 1500 Illinois Street
Golden
80401 Colorado
United States
Tel +1 (303) 273 3000
Fax +1 (303) 273 3099

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1600 Maple Street
Golden 80401
(303) 273 3220
800 446 9488

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Schools of engineering and technology
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Colorado School of Mines's Library
Colorado School of Mines's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 409,392 physical volumes, 631,524 physical media, 20,140 digital/electronic medium and 162 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Colorado School of Mines provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,986 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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