Jasmine Leonas

Mines ranked No. 34 for Best Online Master’s in Engineering

U.S. News & World Report ranking up 28 spots from last year
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Colorado School of Mines appears at No. 34 on U.S. News & World Report’s latest Best Online Programs rankings of master’s in engineering programs.

In the 2024 rankings, Mines jumped 28 spots in this category from last year’s edition. The annual rankings evaluate U.S. based degree-granting programs that are designed to be administered online. At No. 34, Mines was tied with Ohio State University among online master’s of engineering programs.

“The big jump in ranking is a reflection of the quality of the courses and programs that Mines offers online,” said Sam Spiegel, assistant vice president for online education. “Mines’ online programing focuses on relevant and cutting-edge content utilizing modern pedagogical approaches to ensure that each course is a rich learning experience. Students in our online programs comment on the level of engagement between the learner and instructor, learner and content, and with other learners. Our online graduates are advancing their careers and pushing the boundaries of their fields.

“We are also now working to expand Mines’ Professional Education offerings online to provide even greater access to continuing education opportunities in advanced science, leadership, energy and technical fields.”

To learn more about online programs at Mines, go to

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Jasmine Leonas

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Colorado School of Mines is a public R1 research university focused on applied science and engineering, producing the talent, knowledge and innovations to serve industry and benefit society – all to create a more prosperous future.