Space mining? Here, it’s 

not science fiction.

Mines pioneered the first graduate
program in space resources.

Mines and
the Colorado
Classic

Trailblazing athletes and engineers share
insights, enthusiasm and encouragement 

Sorry, Harvard,

we’ve got you beat.

When it comes to brainy students, Mines
is ranked fourth in the U.S—ahead of
Harvard and Princeton—according to Lumosity.

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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70+
degrees
and programs
to choose from

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1st grad program in the world for space resources

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Mines graduates 
receive a
silver-plated diploma

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Events at MINES: Campus / Academics / Research


 

MINES MINUTE


OREDIGGERS AT A GLANCE


Meet Physicist Eric Toberer, who was recently awarded the U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, as he discusses the “weird” aspects of his research.

UNIQUELY MINES


Humanitarian Engineering: Engineers serving communities and individuals

Mining Engineering: #1 ranked mining school in the world

Data Science: Impacting all core engineering and science disciplines

Advanced Manufacturing: Creating leaders in an emerging field