Colorado School of Mines (Mines)

Golden, CO

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Colorado School of Mines Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline May 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due February 1
Priority Application Due April 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 7,301 2,844 10,145
Accepted 3,183 1,337 4,520
Acceptance Rate 44% 47% 44%
Enrolled 656 223 879

Mines Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.76 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(45% of Students Admitted to Colorado School of Mines Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 570 to 675
  • Math 630 to 710
  • Writing 530 to 640
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 675 710 640
Bottom 25th Percentile 570 630 530

ACT Scores

(88% of Students Admitted to Colorado School of Mines Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 25 to 31
  • Math 27 to 33
  • Composite 27 to 31
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 31 33 31
Bottom 25th Percentile 25 27 27

Colorado School of Mines Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($45)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 2 2
English 4 4
Foreign Language 1 2
Math 4 4
Science 3 3
Social Studies 3 3
Lab 3 3
Electives 1 1

Colorado School of Mines Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 4,118 (98%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 83 (1%)

Colorado School of Mines Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($45)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.80)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Very Important
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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