Colorado School of Mines is a public research university focused on science and engineering, where students and faculty together address the great challenges society faces today—particularly those related to the Earth, energy and the environment.
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The Mines Career Center’s 2019-20 Annual Report shows recent graduates are thriving, with nearly all of them employed in industry or government, serving in the military or continuing their education, with starting salaries that rank them among the most highly paid among their peers nationally.
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Pack Burro Racing
A Sport for Orediggers
Burros love to run. And while our beloved mascot Blaster is sprinting across the football field with Blue Key after each Oredigger touchdown, Sarah Bodbyl Roels, faculty developer in the Mines Trefny Center, and Roel Snieder, professor at Mines, are competing in endurance pack burro races with Sarah’s burro Mickey.
Mines offers opportunities to engineer solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges, in a setting that’s hard to beat
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We are among the top universities in the U.S. for return on investment, immediately after graduation and decades into the future