Fall Semester Deadlines and Department Contacts

Fall 2018 Application Fees

  • U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents:
    • Discounted early application fee (for applications submitted by March 1): $60
    • Full application fee (for applications submitted after March 1): $75
  • International Citizens: $80
  • Current Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Students: $25
  • Non-Degree: $10

Contact Us

Office of Graduate Studies
Ben Parker Student Center, Suite E140
1200 16th St.
Golden, CO 80401
303-273-3247 | 800-446-9488

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Application Deadlines

*Applicants requesting financial support are strongly encouraged to submit applications by this date. Applications will be considered for financial support for as long as support is still available, but applications submitted after the priority deadline will be processed only after we have completed processing of applications submitted prior to this date.

**All materials, including credentials and letters of recommendation, should be submitted by the deadline.

Contact the departments to inquire if it is possible to submit an application after these deadlines have passed. Contact the Office of Graduate Studies if you have other questions about the application process.

Degree Program Department Contact Complete Application Deadlines**
Chemical and Biological Engineering CBE *Priority Deadline December 15

International Applications December 15

Domestic Applications December 15

Geology and Geological Engineering GE *Priority Deadline December 15

International Applications February 1

Domestic Applications February 1

Computer Science CS *Priority Deadline December 15

International Applications March 1

Domestic Applications March 1

Electrical Engineering EE
Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering GP
Petroleum Engineering PE
Civil and Environmental Engineering CEE *Priority Deadline December 15

International Applications March 1

Domestic Applications July 1

Environmental Engineering Science EES
Hydrologic Science and Engineering (Hydrology) HSE
Mining and Earth Systems Engineering MN
Nuclear Science and Engineering NU
Underground Construction & Tunnel Engineering UC&T
Geochemistry & Environmental Geochemistry GC *Priority Deadline January 5

International Applications March 1

Domestic Applications March 1

Materials Science ML
Mechanical Engineering MECH
Petroleum Reservoir Systems PRS
Applied Mathematics and Statistics AMS *Priority Deadline January 5

International Applications March 1

Domestic Applications July 1

Chemistry (Applied) CH
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering MME
Physics PH
Engineering and Technology Management ETM *Priority Deadline March 1

International Applications March 1

Domestic Applications July 1

Mineral and Energy Economics MINEC
Operations Research ORwE
Petroleum Economics & Management (IFP) IFP
Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences HASS Not currently accepting applications
Non-Degree OGS March 1–September 1
Master’s Along the Way Application OGS May 1