COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES, GOLDEN, COLORADO - ADMISSION

Golden, ColoradoLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1874Established Year
  6209Enrollment

Colorado School of Mines Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 19th 2019By -  Supriya Sarkar

Colorado School of Mines accepts both early as well as regular applications. If an applicant is confident in their choice of attending this university, applying through the early application program significantly increases the chance of admission.

  • The university accepts undergraduate and graduate applications through its online portal.
  • Students should check the application deadlines for their choice of course before applying.
  • Generally, international applicants seeking admission to Colorado School of Mines must meet the same academic standards for admission as those required of American applicants.

Highlights

Undergraduate
Application PortalOnline
Application Fee45 USD
GPA Range3.75-4.00
Acceptance Rate40%
SAT1330-1470
ACT30-34
Undergraduate TuitionResident: 16650
USD International: 36270 USD
Graduate
Application PortalOnline Portal
Application FeeResidents: Early Application Fee: 60 USD
Full Application Fee: 75 USD
International: 80 USD
Current Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Students: 25 USD
Payment ModeCredit Card

Colorado School of Mines Admission Deadlines

DeadlinesDates
Graduate Student Registration DeadlineAugust 23
Undergraduate Priority ApplicationNovember 1
Financial Aid PriorityMarch 1
National CommitmentMay 1
Graduate Application Deadline (may vary for some courses)March 1

Admission Requirements for International Students

Specific requirements for Indian applicants: must have completed their standard XII years of education and sit for 10th and 12th year board/state examinations.

The admission requirements for international applicants seeking admission to Colorado School of Mines are quite similar to the academic standards for admission as those required of American applicants.

  • The selection of international applications is done on the basis of their prior academic work, probability of success in the chosen curriculum and proof of English proficiency.
  • At least a B average or a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale.
  • Certification of adequate financial resources is required of international applicants before enrollment.
  • International applicants must submit:
    • A completed international application form
    • A 50 USD nonrefundable international document processing fee
    • Translated secondary schooling records and college transcripts
    • Credentials evaluation report
    • Notarized affidavit of financial sponsorship

Language Requirements for International Students

International applicants whose native language is not English are required to provide evidence of English language proficiency. This requirement may be fulfilled by meeting one of the following criteria:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores: Mines requires a minimum score of 550 paper-based test (PBT) or 79 Internet-based test (iBT) with minimum section scores as shown below.
TOEFLiBTPBT
Reading2054
Listening2155
Writing1755
Speaking21N/A
Total79550
  • Minimum overall band of 6.5 with no band below 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Pearson Test of English/PTE Academic: Minimum overall score of 53 with no communicative skills score below 50.

Undergraduate Admission requirements

Criteria considered in evaluating students include:

  1. An applicant must be a graduate of an accredited high school.
  2. ACT or SAT test scores.
  3. An applicant should rank in the upper quartile of their graduating class.
  4. Other available test scores.

Below is a listing of required documents that must be submitted to the graduate office along with the online graduate application.

  • Applicants need to submit one official copy of transcripts from all universities/colleges they have attended.
  • Send three letters of recommendation through the online application system or by email.
  • Graduate record examination (GRE) scores.
  • Statement of goals.
  • Resume/curriculum vitae (CV)

Graduate Admission Requirements

Applications will be reviewed on the basis of:

Supporting documents:

  • Three letters of recommendation. If the letters are not submitted through the online application system, they should include the recommendation form.
  • One official transcript from all current and previous institutions.
  • Statement of goals.
  • Resume/CV.

Graduate Courses Admissions

Master in Civil and Environmental Engineering Admission Requirements

Application DeadlinePriority: December 15
International: March 1
Domestic: July 1
Application PortalOnline Portal
Application FeeResidents: Early Application Fee: 60 USD
Full Application Fee: 75 USD
International: 80 USD
Current Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Students: 25 USD
Academic Requirements and Supporting DocumentsA bachelor’s degree, preferably in a science or engineering discipline. GRE Scores.
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL score: 79 or higher (or 550 for the PBT, 213 for the computer-based test).
In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted.
Course Fee (Annual)Resident: 16650 USD
International: 36270 USD
Online: 17982 USD

Admission Requirements for Master in Computer Science

Application DeadlinePriority: January 5
International: March 1
Domestic: July 1
Application PortalOnline Portal
Application FeeResidents: Early Application Fee: 60 USD Full Application Fee: 75 USD
International: 80 USD
Current Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Students: 25 USD
Academic Requirements and Supporting DocumentsA bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Completion of two semesters of calculus, and computer science courses in programming concepts, data structures, computer organization, software engineering and discrete math. GRE with quantitative section score of 151 or higher (or 650 on the old scale).
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL score: 79 or higher (or 550 for the PBT, 213 for the computer-based test) is required. In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted.
Course Fee (Annual)Resident: 16650 USD
International: 36270 USD
Online: 17982 USD

Admission Requirements for Master in Electrical Engineering

Application DeadlinePriority: January 5
International: March 1
Domestic: July 1
Application PortalOnline Portal
Application FeeResidents: Early Application Fee: 60 USD Full Application Fee: 75 USD
International: 80 USD
Current Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Students: 25 USD
Academic Requirements and Supporting DocumentsA bachelor’s degree in computer science, physical science or mathematics with a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. GRE with quantitative reasoning section score of 151 or higher.
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL score: 79 or higher (or 550 for the PBT, 213 for the computer-based test). In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted.
Course Fee (Annual)Resident: 16650 USD
International: 36270 USD
Online: 17982 USD

Admission Requirements for Master in Advanced Manufacturing

Application DeadlinePriority: December 15
International: March 1
Domestic: July 1
Application PortalOnline Portal
Application FeeResidents: Early Application Fee: 60 USD Full Application Fee: 75 USD
International: 80 USD
Current Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Students: 25 USD
Academic Requirements and Supporting DocumentsA bachelor’s degree or equivalent. A GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is required. GRE with quantitative reasoning section score of 160 or higher. For students coming from a business or economics background, a GMAT score of 650 or higher is acceptable.
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL or IELTS score
Course Fee (Annual)Resident: 16650 USD
International: 36270 USD
Online: 17982 USD

Master in Mechanical Engineering Admission Requirements

Application DeadlinePriority: January 5
International: March 1
Domestic: July 1
Application PortalOnline Portal
Application FeeResidents: Early Application Fee: 60 USD Full Application Fee: 75 USD
International: 80 USD
Current Colorado School of Mines Undergraduate Students: 25 USD
Academic Requirements and Supporting DocumentsA bachelor’s degree in computer science, physical science or mathematics with a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. GRE with quantitative reasoning section score of 160 or higher.
TOEFL of 79 or higher is required.
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL: 79 or higher
Course Fee (Annual)Resident: 16650 USD
International: 36270 USD
Online: 17982 USD

With an acceptance rate of 40%, Colorado School of Mines is a moderately competitive industry to get into. It provides highly ranked undergraduate and graduate programs. It is extremely favorable for international students as The International Student and Scholar Services Office (ISSS) serves approximately 800 international students and 150 scholars from 75 countries.

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