by
Emilie Rusch

Colorado School of Mines ranked #1 for Engineering

College Factual released its annual list of the nation’s top engineering schools this week.
Colorado School of Mines

College Factual released its annual list of the nation’s top engineering schools this week, with Colorado School of Mines again taking the top spot. Mines appeared at #1 on a list of the “Best Engineering Colleges Nationwide.”

College Factual rankings “prioritize positive student outcomes like low student loan default rates, high graduation rates, and high graduate salaries,” says Bill Phelan, CEO & Co-Founder of College Factual.

In the 2019 list, Mines was ranked: 

  • #1 in Engineering 
  • #5 in Chemical Engineering
  • #23 in Chemistry 
  • #62 in Physical Sciences

Mines programs also appeared on several rankings of the “Most Popular” programs for Petroleum Engineering (#2), Engineering Physics (#2), Mining Engineering (#3), Metallurgical Engineering (#1), Geoscience Engineering (#1), Mechanical Engineering (#21), Environmental Engineering (#24), Applied Mathematics (#44), Biomedical Engineering (#44) and Electrical Engineering (#78).

Emilie Rusch

Emilie Rusch

Public Information Specialist
303-273-3361
About Mines
Colorado School of Mines is a public research university focused on science and engineering, where students and faculty together address the great challenges society faces today - particularly those related to the Earth, energy and the environment.