Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado

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• 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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