The Oredigger Experience

From the M Climb through Commencement, Mines students share touch points that support and shape them on their journey

Materials Innovation

Physics' Eric Toberer leads new $15M institute seeking to harness data to discover new materials

Top of the Scale

Mines ranked No. 4 public university in the nation for salary potential by PayScale

Training Leaders

Grandey Leadership by Design First-Year Honors Experience will prepare students to lead industry and society while building community

The Oredigger Experience

From the M Climb through Commencement, Mines students share touch points that support and shape them on their journey

Materials Innovation

Physics' Eric Toberer leads new $15M institute seeking to harness data to discover new materials

Top of the Scale

Mines ranked No. 4 public university in the nation for salary potential by PayScale

Training Leaders

Grandey Leadership by Design First-Year Honors Experience will prepare students to lead industry and society while building community

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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A direct potable reuse system developed at Colorado School of Mines can help communities reuse water resources, as well as quickly restore local drinking water contaminated by fire and other disasters.

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