Colorado School of Mines
Colorado School of Mines is a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science. It has the highest admissions standards of any public university in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the U.S. Since the founding in 1874, the translation of the school's mission into educational programs has been influenced by the needs of society. The School occupies a unique position among the world's institutions of higher education.
Mines offer all the advantages of a world-class research institution with a size that allows for personal attention. It distinguishes it by developing a curriculum and research program geared towards responsible stewardship of the earth and its resources. In addition to strong education and research programs in traditional fields of science and engineering, the school is one of a very few institutions in the world having broad expertise in resource exploration, extraction, production and utilization.
The Mines campus features beautifully renovated historical architecture, as well as award-winning new state-of-the-art buildings. It is located in Golden, Colorado, only 15 miles west of Denver's downtown business district.
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