Mines ranks in U.S. News and World Report's 2015 Best Graduate Schools

GOLDEN, Colo., March 13, 2014 – Colorado School of Mines ranks 55th in U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 ranking of engineering graduate schools, an increase from last year's ranking of 57.

Several of Mines’ graduate programs also ranked highly, including:

  • Earth Science: 25th
  • Materials Engineering: 29th
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering: 32nd
  • Chemical Engineering: 45th
  • Mechanical Engineering: 52nd
  • Physics: 77th

U.S. News rankings are based on expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators measuring the quality of a school's faculty, research and students. 

See the full rankings and methodology on the U.S. News and World Report website.


Karen Gilbert, Director of Public Relations, Colorado School of Mines / 303-273-3541 / KGilbert@mines.edu