Strategic Plan

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Strategic Plan

On December 12, 2013, the Colorado School of Mines Board adopted a new strategic plan that envisions Mines being recognized as premier, student centered, research university when it celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2024.


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Strategic Plan Aspirations:

  • Recognized in the top 10 among similarly-sized peer institutions (High-STEM)
  • 4-year graduation rate of 60% and 6-year rate of 85% while still maintain Mines’ hallmark commitment to quality, rigor and excellence.
  • Surpass $100 million in research expenditures
  • Continue to be financially self-sustaining
  • At least 95% of graduates report that they would have chosen Mines again if they could re-do their decision.

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