Colorado School of Mines is a premier public research university with a global reach, engaging innovative thinkers to create solutions for today's earth, energy and environmental challenges.
With a specialized STEM mission, and known around the world for producing top scientists and engineers, Mines delivers a unique brand of practical education. Mines offers nearly 70 degree options – plus minors – in a full range of science, engineering and related disciplines.
Mines' signature student experience is also marked through campus traditions like the M Climb and Engineering Days. For the M Climb, new Orediggers climb Mt. Zion to place a 10-pound rock on the iconic M. As seniors, students return to the M to take a piece of Mines with them on their next adventure. E-Days is a weekend of music, a cardboard boat race, fireworks and the ore cart pull!
Mines has 16 varsity sports that compete in the Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Mines also has a wide range of club sports and more than 200 groups and campus organizations that students are involved in, including student government, greek life and the Society of Women Engineers, the largest collegiate SWE section in the nation!
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