About the School
Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines, or Mines, is a public research university that focuses on science, engineering, and mathematics. Located in Golden, Colorado, its suburban campus is 373 acres. Enrollment is approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. Colorado School of Mines is in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference in the NCAA Division 2. There are also club and intramural sports on campus. Around 17% of students participate in “Greek Life” across 6 fraternities and sororities. Mines has a Campus Ministry and FOCUS ministry.