Fall 2019 Graduate Programs

Shape Tomorrow

Colorado School of Mines invites recent college graduates and working professionals alike to explore and apply for its many ground-breaking, industry-leading and game-changing graduate programs. Domestic applications are due by July 1, 2019, for the graduate certificate, master’s and doctoral programs listed below.

Programs With July 1, 2019, Application Deadlines

Why Mines

The Colorado School of Mines is a mid-sized but globally-renown university that offers its graduate students:

  • Uncommon access to some of the world’s top faculty and researchers
  • A supportive community of ambitious and talented students
  • The opportunity to confront real global challenges in each program, classroom and lab
  • A worldwide professional, industry and alumni network
  • World-class facilities
  • Relevant skills (93% of master’s graduates and 96% of doctoral graduates secured employment or started a new academic program within 3 months of completing their degree)
  • A beautiful, walkable campus in Golden, Colorado—a short drive from Denver, Rocky Mountain National Park and Denver International Airport


Mines By the Numbers

Mines is routinely called out as one of the top STEM universities in the world, based on the quality of its graduate and undergraduate programs.

  • Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education: #1 for Public Schools in the West with highest salaries 10 years out
  • Wall Street Journal: #2 nationally for combining scholarly research with classroom instruction
  • QS Global Ranking: #1 in Mineral Mining Engineering
  • US News & World Report: #5 in Petroleum and #33 in Top Public Schools
  • Forbes America’s Top Colleges: #25 in the West; #29 among publics
  • SmartAsset: #13 Best Value Colleges in the U.S. (#1 in Colorado)
  • PayScale: #7 in ROI and #22 in alumni earnings