Spring Semester Deadlines and Department Contacts

Spring Application Fees

  • U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents:
    • Discounted early application fee (for applications submitted by September 1): $60
    • Full application fee (for applications submitted after September 1): $75
  • International Citizens
    • Discounted early application fee (for applications submitted by September 1): $80
    • Full application fee (for applications submitted after September 1): $95
  • Current Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Students: $25
  • Non-Degree: $10
  • Application fee waivers are provided for GEM Fellowship applicants and students participating in the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. Please email grad-app@mines.edu for additional information.

Contact Us


Office of Graduate Studies



1600 Jackson St - Suite 150
Golden, CO 80401



Spring 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.


Spring Application Deadlines

Degree Program Department Contact Complete Application Deadlines**
Applied Mathematics and Statistics AMS Domestic Applications: October 1

International Applications: October 1

Computer Science CS
Electrical Engineering EE
Geochemistry & Environmental Geochemistry GC
Geology and Geological Engineering GE
Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering GP
Mechanical Engineering MECH
Petroleum Engineering PE
Petroleum Reservoir Systems PRS
Advanced Energy Systems AES Domestic Applications: November 1

International Applications: October 1

Advanced Manufacturing AM
Chemistry (Applied) CH
Civil and Environmental Engineering CEE
Environmental Engineering Science EES
Engineering and Technology Management ETM
Hydrologic Science and Engineering (Hydrology) HSE
Mining and Earth Systems Engineering MN
Materials Science ML
Mineral and Energy Economics MINEC
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering MME
Natural Resources and Energy Policy HASS
Nuclear Science and Engineering NU
Operations Research ORwE
Space Resources SPRS
Quantitative Biosciences with Engineering 
Underground Construction & Tunnel Engineering UC&T
Chemical and Biological Engineering CBE Not Accepting Spring Applications
Petroleum Economics & Management (IFP) IFP
Physics PH
Non-Degree OGS Application is open November 15–January 18
Master’s Along the Way Application OGS November 1