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Engineering at Colorado School of Mines

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. In addition, we cover how Mines ranks in comparison to other schools with engineering programs.

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Engineering Degrees Available at Mines

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

Mines Engineering Rankings

Ranked at #3 in College Factual's most recent rankings, Mines is in the top 1% of the country for engineering students pursuing a bachelor's degree. It is also ranked #1 in Colorado.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Engineering Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Colleges for Engineering 3
Most Focused Colleges for Engineering 4
Most Popular Colleges for Engineering 24
Best Value Colleges for Engineering 85
Highest Paid Engineering Graduates 149

Popularity of Engineering at Mines

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Colorado School of Mines handed out 945 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #24 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 2% over the previous year when 961 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 226 students received their master’s degree in engineering from Mines. This makes it the #69 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 53 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2019, making the school the #67 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Mines Engineering Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at Colorado School of Mines.

Mines Engineering Bachelor’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 945 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering from Mines. About 70% were men and 30% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Mines are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 74% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Colorado School of Mines with a bachelor's in engineering.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 37
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 56
White 699
Non-Resident Aliens 69
Other Races 72

Mines Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 226 students who earned a master's degree in Engineering from Mines in 2018-2019, 72% were men and 28% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 54% of 2019 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Colorado School of Mines with a master's in engineering.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 26
White 123
Non-Resident Aliens 62
Other Races 9

Engineering Majors

Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 399
Petroleum Engineering 139
Geoscience Engineering 108
Chemical Engineering 104
Electrical Engineering 95
Civil Engineering 89
Biomedical Engineering 74
Metallurgical Engineering 65
Engineering Physics 59
Mining Engineering 34
Environmental Engineering 32
Materials Engineering 18
Nuclear Engineering 6
Systems Engineering 1
General Engineering 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 129
Physical Sciences 96
Mathematics & Statistics 59
Engineering Technologies 48

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