Colorado School of Mines: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief review of Colorado School of Mines general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Colorado School of Mines admission requirements are rather strong - in 2015-16 the college accepted only 38 percent of those who apply.

This school recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

Colorado School of Mines normally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$45
Colorado School of Mines requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Colorado School of Mines is $45.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Aptitude Test is common step of the application. 35% of applicants at Colorado School of Mines took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 580 to 720 on Critical Reading, from 630 to 760 on Math, and from 540 to 670 on Writing. Hence if you have above 680 in SAT Critical Reading, 720 in SAT Math, and 640 in SAT Writing, that should make you safe for being admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
540
650
680

SAT Math
580
690
720

SAT Writing
500
610
640

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a necessary step of the application procedure at Colorado School of Mines. 90% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 27 to 33 on Composite, from 26 to 34 on English, from 27 to 34 on Math, and from 7 to 10 on Writing. Hence if you have above 32 in ACT Composite, 32 in ACT English, 32 in ACT Math, and 9 in ACT Writing, that good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
25
30
32

ACT English
24
30
32

ACT Math
25
31
32

ACT Writing
7
9
9

Contact Admissions

Phone
(303)
273-3000
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Colorado School of Mines, please contact this college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (303) 273-3000 or check Colorado School of Mines Website

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