A headshot of Luke.

Luke Contreras

Director of Admissions for Recruitment Strategy

Luke is the Director of Admissions for Recruitment Strategy. In his role, he hopes to be a resource and helping hand to the future generation of Orediggers. He coordinates with members of the Recruitment Team to meet future students and their families to talk about the amazing opportunities Mines provides. Luke loves presenting to groups of visitors and being a voice for the institution. Luke truly believes that Colorado School of Mines loves and supports all of its students. You might see Luke at your high school or at a college fair. Always come say hi and talk about Denver Broncos Football!


  • Irrational fear of Car Washes
  • Makes amazing chicken enchiladas
  • Although he has lived in Colorado is whole life, he’s only been skiing once
  • Proud band geek! Plays the Tenor Saxophone