Accepted Students

Undergraduate Admissions

Welcome #FutureOredigger!

We are thrilled that you have been accepted and are considering joining the Mines community!

Making the final college decision is exciting and overwhelming. In an effort to help you make the most informed decision, we created this section of the website for you. Of course, we are always a phone call or email away if you need anything.

Go Orediggers!

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Next Steps

Admissions Decision Deadline

In order to secure a seat in our incoming 2024 class, please submit your Enrollment Decision Form and $200 Enrollment Deposit. The form and payment link are found on your Applicant Portal.

Note: By confirming your enrollment, you are securing a spot in our 2024 class and we will register you for a full load of classes. Registering for classes will create a tuition/fees bill if you do not withdraw your enrollment confirmation prior to the first day of classes.

First-Year Students

The decision form and $200 deposit are due by 11:59 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time on May 15, 2024.

If you plan to participate in the First Year Semester Abroad Experience, you must submit your decision form and $200 deposit by 11:59 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time on May 1, 2024 due to visa and travel timeline constraints.

Transfer Students

The decision form and $200 deposit are due by 11:59 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time on June 1, 2024.

For Parents, Family Members & Guardians

We’re thrilled that your student is considering joining the Mines community! As a parent, family member, or guardian, we understand you have a special and trusted relationship with your student.

Choosing a university is a big decision, and we want to make sure that you have all the support necessary to help your student on their journey. Explore our community resources below, and don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions!

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Visit Us

Choosing a college is a big decision. We’re here to help.

We invite you to visit us in Golden and see all that Colorado School of Mines has to offer! Visiting campus and connecting with our staff is one of the best ways to learn if Mines is the right place for you.

Keep in Touch

We’re happy to answer any additional questions you may have!

Please reach out via email or phone to our office Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time (holidays excepted).


Phone: (303) 273-3220