Fall Term Deadlines

Fall Application Fees

  • U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents: $75.
  • International citizens: $95.
  • The application fee is waived for current Mines students, alumni and staff.
  • Non-degree seeking students do not have to pay an application fee.
  • For GEM Fellowship applicants and students participating in the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program, please contact grad-admissions@mines.edu to verify your status so we can waive your application fee.


Fall 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 the processing of applications submitted prior to this date.
**All required application file materials must be submitted on or before your program of interest’s application deadline.
***International students who have already obtained a visa and who are currently located within U.S. borders may apply using their program of interest’s domestic application deadline. Please email grad-admissions@mines.edu to let us know if this is your situation and we will update your application accordingly.

Contact your program/departments of interest to inquire about submitting an application after the stated deadlines have passed. Contact the Office of Admissions if you have other questions about the application process.


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