Graduate Community

Graduate Community

Graduate Community

Graduate Community

Graduate Community

A Golden Graduate Community

Our graduate community is made up of approximately 1,500 exceptionally talented and innovative students along with dedicated faculty and administrators. Building this vibrant community involves each individual’s engagement and commitment to make it such a tremendous place to learn, live and take your academics and career to the next level. Orediggers climb together!

We encourage you to dig in and explore the following resources to learn more about our graduate community.

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#1 – Public school in the West with the highest salaries
10 years out

The Wall Street Journal

Designated R1 Institution, with $95M in total research awards in 2022.
Carnegie Classification, 2022

#5 –Best Graduate Petroleum Engineering Programs
U.S. News & World Report, 2022

“I am overjoyed to be able to positively contribute to knowledge surrounding better amputee care, which ultimately leads to improved quality of life.”

Lauren Sepp
PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

“I chose to come to Mines because of the supportive facilities and learning environment.”

Nana Asmah
Natural Resources and Energy Policy Master’s Student

Michael Knight

“I always tell everyone to consider graduate school in the hard sciences. Everyone has a bachelor’s degree, you need to go above and beyond to stand out.”

Michael Knight
PhD Candidate, Materials Science