Climbing Together

We don’t do solo ascents at Mines. These tools are helping Orediggers stay safe while sticking together.

A Quantum Leap

Mines launching graduate program in quantum engineering, technology that could revolutionize computing, communication, sensing and more

Robots with Imagination

Hao Zhang wins NSF CAREER Award for research into robots that can continually adapt to new scenarios

Climbing Together

We don’t do solo ascents at Mines. These tools are helping Orediggers stay safe while sticking together.

A Quantum Leap

Mines launching graduate program in quantum engineering, technology that could revolutionize computing, communication, sensing and more

Robots with Imagination

Hao Zhang wins NSF CAREER Award for research into robots that can continually adapt to new scenarios

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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1st grad program in the world for space resources

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The Natural Resources and Energy Policy graduate program seeks to educate engineers from a variety of disciplines in how to think about policy issues.

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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

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One of the world’s best, in Golden

Mines offers opportunities to engineer solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges, in a setting that’s hard to beat

Focused on your future

We are among the top universities in the U.S. for return on investment, immediately after graduation and decades into the future

A unique name for a unique university

Mines has always been a bit different, so if you’re excited to do something new and big, we should be on your list