Welcome to Mining Engineering
Colorado School of Mines has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC), focused on improving the durability and lifespan of underground transportation! For more information click here.
NARM Field Trip at Peabody's North Antelope Rochelle Mine
DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING
Ranked as the #1 mining school in the world in 2016 and 2017 by the QS Work University Rankings, the Mining Engineering department of the Colorado School of Mines has distinguished itself by developing curriculum and research programs geared towards responsible stewardship of the earth and its resources.
Mining Engineering is an exciting field for the sheer number of possibilities it presents. It ranges on a broad spectrum of engineering skills including mechanical, electrical, geophysical, computer science, and others. Starting out with high average salaries of $68,000 per year, the Mining Engineer can undertake countless job opportunities including manufacturing, planning, design, management, operations, marketing, and many more.