The Engineering School at Colorado School of Mines

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Jahi Simbai
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 7
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) January 7
Application fee (international students) $70

The Engineering School at Colorado School of Mines

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 2,075
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 971
Overall acceptance rate 46.8% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 506 verbal
710 quantitative
3.90 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 470 verbal
736 quantitative
3.60 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​chemeng.​mines.​edu
(303) 273-3508
[email protected]
Civil engineering N/A
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​mcs.​mines.​edu
(303) 273-3489
[email protected]
Electrical engineering N/A
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​ese.​mines.​edu
(303) 273-3467
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​materials.​mines.​edu
(303) 273-3660
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering N/A
Mining http:/​/​mining.​mines.​edu
(303) 273-3701
[email protected]
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​nusec.​mines.​edu
(303) 273-2133
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering http:/​/​petroleum.​mines.​edu
(303) 273-3188
[email protected]
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,343
Master’s (full-time) 690
Master’s (part-time) 131
Ph.D. (full-time) 477
Ph.D. (part-time) 45

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 384
Total master’s graduates 336
International master’s graduates 20.5%
Minority master’s graduates 9.5%
Female master’s graduates 27.7%
Total Ph.D. graduates 48
International Ph.D. graduates 41.7%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 12.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 22.9%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Chemical 27 4.9%
Computer science 35 5.7%
Environmental 13 8.9%
Materials 22 11.9%
Mining 11 2.6%
Nuclear 28 1.6%
Petroleum 15 7.4%
Other 147 57%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 166
Part-time faculty 75
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 3

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $48,383,820
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 166

Engineering School Ranking

#63 Best Engineering Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#51 in Chemical
#35 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#35 in Materials

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 35
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Overall acceptance rate 46.8% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 718
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.9:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 48
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $48,383,820
Research expenditures per faculty member $282,946
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 1.8%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,343

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,343

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,167
Minority students 8.9%
International students 30.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 176
Minority students 18.2%
International students 6.3%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jill Robertson
Financial aid phone (303) 273-3207

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $12,585 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $27,270 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $699 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,516 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,869 per year
Room and board $18,550
Books and supplies $1,900
Miscellaneous expenses $1,400

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 81
Teaching assistants 184
Research assistants 488
Other appointments 50

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