Colorado School of Mines
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1874
Address: 1500 Illinois Street
Introduction

Engineering the Way Colorado School of Mines is a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science. It has the highest admissions standards of any public university in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the U.S. Mines has distinguished itself by developing a curriculum and research program geared towards responsible stewardship of the earth and its resources. In addition to strong education and research programs in traditional fields of science and engineering, Mines is one of a very few institutions in the world having broad expertise in resource exploration, extraction, production and utilization. As such, Mines occupies a unique position among the world's institutions of higher education. Since its founding in 1874, the translation of the school's mission into educational programs has been influenced by the needs of society. Those needs are now focused more clearly than ever before. The world faces a crisis in balancing resource availability with environmental protection and Mines and its programs are central to the solution. Mines offers all the advantages of a world-class research institution with a size that allows for personal attention.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Mining & Mineral Engineering
19
Water Resources
51-75
Metallurgical Engineering
76-100
Civil Engineering
101-150
Chemical Engineering
101-150
Energy Science & Engineering
101-150
Environmental Science & Engineering
151-200
Earth Sciences
201-300
Key Statistics
5801
Total Enrollment
667(11.5%)
International Students
4629
Undergraduate Enrollment
282(6.1%)
International Students
1172
Graduate Enrollment
385(32.8%)
International Students