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Mines Housing Costs

$9,196 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$6,520 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$1,500 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$1,879 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

What are the Colorado School of Mines Living Expenses?

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Mines Housing and Meal Plan Costs Housing and dining plans are priced out separately at Mines. The typical student spent $9,196 for housing and $6,520 for dining in 2021.

The next table outlines expected prices at Colorado School of Mines for both on-campus and off-campus housing, dining as well as other charges.

ExpenseOn CampusOff Campus
Room and Board$15,286$10,142
— Housing      $9,196
— Meals      $6,520
Other Living Expenses$1,879$3,065
Books and Supplies$1,500$1,500

Forecasted Total of $83,349 in Living Costs Over 4 Years

There was an average 5.1% cost adjustment each year over the past five years in Mines housing and dining costs, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If the latest trends proceed, incoming freshmen in 2022 will spend about $19,488 in room, board and other expenses in their first year of attendance. In their closing year an undergraduate might pay roughly $20,356 for a two-year degree, and $22,233 for a four-year degree.

Total room and board costs over four years would be approximately $83,349; for just two years it will be about $39,845.


* estimated

How to Finance Your Mines Education?

Details on Living On Campus

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether Mines does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?No
On-Campus Housing Capacity2,445

Campus Expenses are Above Average

With on-campus living expenses totaling $18,665, Colorado School of Mines is above the national average of $15,282.


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