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Colorado School of Mines

Celebrating E-Days: April 11 – 14, 2024
A weekend full of fun engineering challenges!

Colorado School of Mines is a public R1 research university focused on applied science and engineering, producing the talent, knowledge and solutions to serve industry and benefit society – all to create a more prosperous future.

Engineering Days 2024

April 11-14, 2024
Join us for the Ore Cart Pull, Field Day, Carnival, concerts, cardboard boat races and more.

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A top research university with a high ROI and recognized by Carnegie as an R1 “very high research activity” university 

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Being an Oredigger is unlike anything else. How will you make the most of your experience?

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On average, 96% of graduates have positive outcomes following graduation, such as securing a job or advancing to graduate school

Visit Mines

Take a tour of our beautiful campus in Golden, Colorado, nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Rocking the headlines: the latest news at Mines

Beck grand opening

Beck Venture Center opens on Colorado School of Mines campus

31,000 square-foot-facility dedicated to providing the support that Mines-affiliated startups need to launch.
Ice cores

Ice-cored hills in the Arctic could help us detect water on other planets

Mines researchers partner with NASA to survey pingos in Canada’s Northwest Territories. 

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Colorado School of Mines, Chevron announce partnership for Global Energy Future Initiative

Chevron to sponsor research and participate in working groups to tackle complex problems related to the energy transition. 

Students in the news

Student stories offer a glimpse into the lives of the bright, ambitious individuals who attend Colorado School of Mines. These personal accounts showcase the unique experiences and perspectives of Mines students as they pursue their academic and professional goals.

Mines students holding rocks over their heads during the M Climb

Expand your network

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941 organizations posted 3,360 jobs in Diggernet from 2021-2022

Future-proof your career

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Top ranked best return on investment (ROI) Payscale, Georgetown University

Advance your education

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19% of Mines graduates continue with advanced education

Mines: The College Tour

Meet some of Mines’ students and an inspiring professor and learn about our university. Discover more about our exceptional academics and faculty, welcoming location and campus life, global focus, entrepreneurial and innovative mindset, unparalleled industry connections and numerous opportunities to change the world for the better.

Our hometown is Golden