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The Colorado School of Mines

The Colorado School of Mines

1500 Illinois St
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 273-3000

Founded in 1873, the Colorado School of Mines is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is located in the suburbs of Golden, Colorado. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado. This university offers one certificate, 11 degrees at the bachelors level, 20 masters level degrees, and 16 degrees at the doctoral level to students. 5,287 students sought degrees from the 25 programs at this university in 2010. It offers subjects including math, science, and physics. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado.

Admission

9,785 students applied for admission to this university in 2010. CSM admitted 45% of applicants or 4,501 students. Just under a third of the admitted students are women.

Admission

9,785 students applied for admission to this university in 2010. CSM admitted 45% of applicants or 4,501 students. Just under a third of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 46%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 49%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 45%

Student Demographics

In 2010, Mines enrolled 5,287 students.

Student Demographics

In 2010, Mines enrolled 5,287 students.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 3807
  • Total Enrolled Female: 1480
  • Undergraduate Male: 2840
  • Undergraduate Female: 947
  • Graduate Male: 976
  • Graduate Female: 525

Faculty Demographics

466 teachers work for CSM. Around 71% of teachers are full-time, almost a third of the faculty are part-time, and about 75% of instructors are men.

Faculty Demographics

466 teachers work for CSM. Around 71% of teachers are full-time, almost a third of the faculty are part-time, and about 75% of instructors are men.

  • Male: 354
  • Female: 112
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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