Colorado School of Mines Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (6)
Colorado School of Mines is a great place if engineering is what you want to do. As one of the top engineering schools in the country, the work is challenging but it will prepare you well for careers in engineering and project management. For me, the size of the school is perfect as well. There are not too many students where you feel like you are a tiny fish in a huge pond, but its not so small that you know everyone either. Also, along with the top notch academics at Mines, the athletic programs are very competitive when it comes to conference championships and NCAA tournament appearances. Overall, I am very happy with my experience at Colorado School of Mines. I will be completing my bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering this spring, and then I will be continuing to study mechanical engineering to earn a master's degree.
Going here was extremely challenging. I was not prepared for how difficult it would be out of high school. However, now having graduated, I believe it was an extremely rewarding experience and absolutely worth the hard work. Don't come here expecting to have fun all the time. At Mines, you learn how to balance fun and a lot of hard work, and that is a very valuable life skill.
The best school to go to for an engineering degree. You will have a great work ethic if you are able to graduate from here and they will push you to be ready for the workforce
If you want a challenge this is the school to go to. College is only worth going to if you get a hard degree. I love/hated my time there, but made the best of friends through the intense school work. I would go there again over any other location. There are still parties there and the girl/guy ratio keeps getting better!
This is a great school to get challenged academically. Great facilities and resources as well. On top of that, the campus location cannot be beat with activities including hiking, trail running, mountain biking, kayaking, rock climbing and more within a 10 mile radius of the campus!
I loved the smaller university atmosphere. You get to know a lot more people that way and get personal treatment from the professors. I cannot lie, it is a very difficult school and it requires a lot of hard work, but it pays off once you get a good job after graduating. You will sometimes have to stay in to finish a project while friends at other schools are partying. After working in the industry for a few years, i realized how important having Colorado School of Mines on my certificate (did i mention the certificate is actually an engraved plate of silver?).