Welcome to Mines
Our graduate community is made up of approximately 1,400 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.
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The Mines Graduate Experience
Located only 8 miles from Red Rocks Amphitheatre
#8 highest return on investment in the nation, according to Payscale
Mines alumnus Rob Alkman ’01 currently pilots Air Force Two
“I am overjoyed to be able to positively contribute to knowledge surrounding better amputee care, which ultimately leads to improved quality of life.”
PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
“I chose to come to Mines because of the supportive facilities and learning environment.”
Natural Resources and Energy Policy Master’s Student
“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.”
PhD Candidate, Materials Science