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Mines Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Mines diversity report below.

Mines Student Population

6,744 Total Students
4,918 Undergraduates
1,226 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Colorado School of Mines?

Mines total enrollment is approximately 6,744 students. 4,918 are undergraduates and 1,226 are graduate students.

Mines Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Mines undergraduate population is made up of 31% women, and 69% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Mines Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,431
Hispanic 582
Multi-Ethnic 269
Asian 235
International 216
Unknown 120
Black or African American 44
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Mines Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 32% of full-time grad students are women, and 68% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Mines Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 737
International 326
Hispanic 53
Multi-Ethnic 42
Asian 38
Unknown 14
Black or African American 12
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Mines Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,580
Hispanic 685
International 582
Multi-Ethnic 329
Asian 305
Unknown 169
Black or African American 66
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Colorado School of Mines Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 950
Asian 75
Black or African American 18
Multi-Ethnic 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Mines.

Mines Male/Female Diversity

More Male Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with men than with women.


There are approximately 2,080 female students and 4,664 male students at Mines.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Mines is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  82.56 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


More about Mines faculty.

There are approximately 504 female teachers and 717 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

45.24% Out of State
4.1% Out of the Country

Mines ranks 215 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

45.24% of Mines students come from out of state, and 4.1% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  90 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 44 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Colorado 508
Texas 99
California 61
Illinois 26
Washington 25

International Students at Mines

Students from 79 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about international students at Mines.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
62.33% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  72.38 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Mines, 62.33% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,941
20-21 1,929
22-24 1,025
25-29 687
30-34 301
35 and over 257
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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