Colorado School of Mines is on a 499-acre campus in the small town setting of Golden, Colorado, not far from Denver.
There are many activities and organizations for Colorado School of Mines students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Colorado School of Mines has fraternities and sororities.
Colorado School of Mines has several thriving Society of Women Engineers. In fact, more students participate in the Society of Women Engineers than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Colorado School of Mines include Residence Hall Association, Associated Students of Colorado School of Mines, Student Professional Societies/ and/ Religious Organizations and Multicultural Engineering Program.
Colorado School of Mines students' favorite campus traditions are Engineer Days (E-Days), Celebration of Mines and Career Day.
This table offers information on housing at Colorado School of Mines.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||38%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||62%|
Colorado School of Mines offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Colorado School of Mines students live off campus. In 2022, 38% of undergrads at Colorado School of Mines lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 62% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Colorado School of Mines. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Colorado School of Mines offers coed housing.
At Colorado School of Mines there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Colorado School of Mines:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Triathlon||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Bowling||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Downhill)||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Water Polo||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Colorado School of Mines is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Colorado School of Mines campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Colorado School of Mines offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Colorado School of Mines has campus policy department.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Colorado School of Mines, take I-70 (East/West), I-25 (North/South) to Golden, CO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Denver International airport.
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