Is Mines a Good School for the Money?
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.
Within Colorado, Mines is a Great Quality for a Good Price.
This makes it a great quality for a good price in the state.
Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Mines financial aid page to be sure.
Fair Value Nationwide
Colorado School of Mines is ranked #770 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Colorado School of Mines is priced appropriately for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a fair value recognition from College Factual's analysis.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Gustavus Adolphus College||$129,323||A|
|Indiana University - Bloomington||$164,986||B|
|Sewanee - The University of the South||$166,223||B|
|Saint Louis University||$191,922||C|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||$196,452||C|
|Colorado School of Mines||$197,482||C|
|Loyola Marymount University||$220,898||D+|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
That Degree May Cost You $197,482 in Total
On average, a bachelor's degree from Mines will cost you about $197,482. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $45,926 and a typical 4.3 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$45,926|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.3|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$197,482|
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?
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 Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$231,951||#371||B|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$185,369||#880||C-|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$157,604||#3||A-|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$111,022||#3||A-|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Colorado.
About 91% of Mines students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Mines financial aid you may qualify for.
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.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.