Admissions Information

The application fee is $25 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at Colorado School of Mines. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationwww.mines.edu/undergraduate-admissions/
Online Applicationwww.mines.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctoral (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 56.88% and the yield is 21.19%. 8,010 men and 4,012 women applied to Mines and 4,231 men and 2,607 women students were accepted. Among them, 975 men and 474 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants12,0228,0104,012
Admitted6,8384,2312,607
Enrolled1,449975474
Acceptance Rate 56.88%52.82%64.98%
Yield 21.19%23.04%18.18%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 765 students (53% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 449 students (31%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 720 and the 25th percentile is 650. The SAT Math score is 750 (75th) and 660 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 33 (75th percentile) and 29 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing650720
SAT Math660750
ACT Composite2933
ACT Math2833
ACT English2734
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Colorado School of Mines are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,154, ACT: 67 - public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Colorado School of Mines.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Mines Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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