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Is Mines a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$195,433 Avg Total Cost

Colorado School of Mines Value Report

Is a Mines degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 5% National Quality
Expensive Price

Colorado School of Mines is ranked #1,882 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Colorado School of Mines is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1882 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  16.02 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $195,433 in Total

The average Mines student's degree will cost an estimated $195,433. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $45,662 and a typical 4.28 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$45,662
Average Years to Graduate4.28
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$195,433

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Mines cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$110,373 In-State With Aid
$232,062 Avg Cost No Aid
4.28 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Mines value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$232,062#0F
All Students$195,433#1,882F
Only Students Receiving Aid$183,223#1,302C-
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$159,212#F
All Students$122,583#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$110,373#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Colorado.

About 90% of Mines students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Mines financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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