Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado

– 4,608 undergraduates
– 16:1 student to faculty ratio
– 38% acceptance rate
– Mid 50% SAT 1470-1470, ACT 29-33
– Do not superscore
– 94% retention rate – Freshman returning for their sophomore year
– NCAA Div II
– 9.2% of students who have no financial need receive on average $4,351
– 62% of financial need met
– Public university
– 35% of students come from out of state
– Engineering/STEM focused college
– New Physics department building being constructed
– 28% female
– Collaborative vs. Competitive environment
– Established in 1874, prior to Colorado becoming a state
– Operate on a rolling admissions basis
– Application opens in September
– No essay on application and no application fee
– Look at GPA unweighted and course rigor
– Focus on high school math and science class grades during admissions
– All students come in undeclared
– Study Abroad – 50 locations on 7 continents
– Average starting salary after graduation is $67K
– 86% of students are either employed in their field or accepted at grad school by graduation

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