Data Science
Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Data Science
Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines


By drawing on elements of computer science, statistics and interdisciplinary applications, Data Science skills open doors to almost any field you can imagine. Mines’ rich academic and professional resources prepare graduates with a balanced education, preparing them for successful careers in industry, government or even further study at the PhD level.

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$95,000 median
entry-level salary

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#1 Best Value
College in Colorado


#2 Return on
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Requirements and Costs

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, physical sciences, statistics, mathematics, economics or equivalent, with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • A personal statement explaining how the applicant’s professional goals, training and expertise are a good fit for this program
  • Resume/CV
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement tab 

*Due to Covid-19, students applying for master’s non-thesis and certificate programs for spring 2021 and fall 2021 are not required to submit GRE scores.


  • This program will follow a 3 X 3 + 1 design: three modules and a mini-module


 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State Student
Room & Board$16,700$16,700
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800
**Cost per credit hour$925$2,075

*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.

Career Outcomes

  • Data scientist
  • Data architect
  • Infrastructure architect
  • Data engineer
  • Data analyst
  • Applications architect
  • Business intelligence developer

Organizations recruiting Mines students at the 2019 Career Fair


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Degree Options


  • Data Science (Non-Thesis)


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