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Colorado School of Mines in Golden
Colorado School of Mines
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1500 Illinois St, Golden, Colorado, 80401 303-273-3000
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Colorado School of Mines: Education Devoted to Science and Engineering

With the highest admissions standards of any Colorado public university, Colorado School of Mines boasts rare expertise in resource exploration, production, extraction and utilization. Devoted to applied science and engineering, this unique school includes 18 varsity sports teams, making it an excellent environment for scholars and athletes. It also distinguishes itself with programs geared towards responsible stewardship of the planet and its precious resources.



Offices: Mon - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; closed major holidays


  • Parents Weekend
  • Engineering Days
  • Technical Conferences
  • Performing Arts Concerts


  • Athletic Events
  • Library Research Resources
  • Lectures
  • Workshops


  • how much is parking at Colorado School of Mines?

    Campus visitors can park in either the Commuter (yellow) or General (blue) lots. All parking areas require displayed paid permits. You can purchase permits for $1.50 per hour or $8 daily at pay station meters in the blue lots. You can also purchase permits for $1.25 per hour or $6 daily in the yellow lots. For a printable visitor parking map, click here.
  • how do I schedule a tour at Colorado School of Mines?

    Colorado School of Mines offers comprehensive tours of the campus, along with individual academic and athletic facilities. You can schedule a tour by phone by calling the admissions office at 303-273-3220. You can also easily schedule a tour online via this link.

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