Mining Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Mining Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Our top-rated, internationally recognized Mining Engineering program is the premier center for education and applied research in the diverse fields of mining and underground construction and tunneling.

By combining classroom, research and project-based learning, graduates will be prepared to achieve their highest goals in a number of mining-related fields. Additionally, through our job fairs and other campus events, students come face-to-face with top industry recruiters eager to hire from the exceptional pool of Mines grads.

The Career Center is also available to support students and grads with a number of helpful services from resume creation and interview preparation to job searches and career path development.

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#1 mining school
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5 research centers
covering a variety
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Edgar Mine provides
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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.

Master’s Thesis

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • 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.

Doctorate

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • 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.

 

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page

 

 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, ect.

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

 

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Career Outcomes

  • Mineral engineer
  • Mining safety engineer
  • Seismic engineer
  • Geological engineer
  • Mining engineer
  • Environmental consultant
  • Antero Resources
  • Kiewit
  • Maptek
  • Newmont Mining Corp
  • North American Coal Corporation

Degree Options

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Mining Engineering 
  • Earth Resource Development Engineering

Master’s Thesis

  • Mining Engineering
  • Earth Resource Development Engineering 

PhD

  • Mining Engineering
  • Earth Resource Development Engineering