Advanced Energy Systems

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Advanced Energy Systems

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Colorado School of Mines and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are at the forefront of a massive shift in the way energy is sourced and consumed worldwide. The Advanced Energy Systems program is creating the next generation of thought leaders to capably and creatively guide this vital energy sector transition. Master’s and doctorate-level researchers will develop the skills and knowledge to address the full complexity of tomorrow’s infrastructure, economic and environmental challenges to support government, academia, nonprofits and private business.

collaboration

Program is a direct
collaboration between
Mines and NREL

network

Over 200 research
industry partners

map

Mines and NREL
are located less
than 5 miles apart

Requirements and Costs

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. Letters of recommendation are not required for current Mines students.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement tab 

Doctorate

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Required – Not Required for Current Mines Applicants
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement.
 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State Student
Tuition**$17,676$39,618
Fees*$2,520$2,520
Room & Board$17,496$17,496
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800
Transportation$1,300$1,300
Total$42,473$64,415
**Cost per credit hour$982$2,201

*Allowance for fees based on mandatory fees charged to all students. Does not include fees for orientation, library, yearbook, refrigerator rental, voice messaging, etc.

At less than 4.5 credit hours, you may be ineligible for financial aid.

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Justin Richardson“The partnership with NREL is incredibly valuable because they are on the cutting edge of research in the renewable energy field. You can learn from experts in any field of research in renewable energy that you want with all of the connections at NREL.”

Justin Richardson
Master’s Student, Advanced Energy Systems

Degree Options

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Advanced Energy Systems 

PhD

  • Advanced Energy Systems