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The Colorado School of Mines is not only a beautiful campus, but it is also full of great people who you can always ask for help. When I was touring there, so many students came up to me and told me how great this place is and it has made me want to be there even more.
Good solid courses.
Parking situation leaves little to be desired.
Exams are held in the evening, which can be disadvantageous related to the difficulty of the course material.
It is hard. It gets harder. I won't lie to you there.

But if you work for it, get help from others, and help them in return, you'll get one of the best educations available in America.

I'm a undergoing my junior year, which is one of if not the toughest years for engineering physics students. I am also going for a minor in creative writing and communications. Despite the large focus on engineering and sciences, there are opportunities to go outside of that a bit.

After I finish my undergrad, I plan on getting a masters in electrical engineering and then joining the work force.

If you decide to come, make sure to talk with your teachers and advisers whenever you start having problems. They are there to help, and will provide some of the best assistance you could ask for.

This is a school for success, not for partying. People still do of course, but the people who stay past freshman year know that they are serious about their education. And you better be too.
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Currently as a student here at Mines, I find that the potential for job opportunities has increased significantly since I started here. I am receiving a very high level of quality education and I am surrounded intelligent students who are hard working and professors who care about your success at the University.
I have really enjoyed the academic side of things. They teach you everything you need to be an engineer in very short order. I have also found that all of the instructors are brilliant but only about half of them can teach really well. If you go to mines expect to be working on home work and studying pretty much all the time, and it will be worth it.
i've only toured the campus and have current plans to attend in the fall. from what i've seen and heard from those that i've talked to however, it seems like a great school!
I like how academically rigorous it is, but there is little culture. The culture is improving, but it has a long way to go. It's hard to make friends because everyone focuses heavily on school, and schoolwork leaves little time for extracurricular involvement.
love the small campus feel, the community surrounding the college is very homey. the diversity is very little, but there are a lot of clubs that support minorities and other diversity groups. the academics and athletics are really good, but the campus food is expensive and pretty bad.
Mines is an extremely prestigious and academic school that helps all of its students to succeed not only in academics, but in applying and searching for jobs after graduation. This is the school for lovers of science and academia all around.
Colorado School of Mine is filled with dedicated teachers that want you to learn and succeed. You will be working hard to achieve a degree, but it is well worth it.
Colorado School of Mines is a wonderful school that really prepares its students for life outside of college.
The professors put great effort into student's learning and understanding the concepts of the class. The work level is difficult but can be doable with some time management This university was a nice change from high school; since the acceptance rate is moderately low, students try more and put more effort into assignments and group work. While the homework and general schooling can take up much of your time, students still have plenty opportunities to have fun. There are several places to hike in the area as well as multiple fun events put on by the school. Overall, it was and still is a wonderful experience.
While a very serious school, the Colorado School of Mines has a lot to offer. The academics are rigorous comparative to other universities, which is to be expected of an engineering school, but the professors are supportive and easy to contact when you need extra help. The campus and surrounding area are beautiful and have no shortage of areas to hike, bike, run, or otherwise explore.
Colorado School of Mines is top ranked for its return on investment and its prestige. It boasts a strong focus on hands on course work and field based methods. Its students and graduates are known for being highly prepared for their respective industries.

Campus is situated right outside Coorstek, has gained two new buildings in recent years, and received multiple renovations. Students have access to multiple workshops and labs throughout the week.
You get out what you put in. If you put in hard work, it's rewarding. If you don't put in the effort, it's an expensive four (or five, or six) years.
I was able to work on personal projects as well as my schoolwork. (Personal project was a 2.5HP electric motor)
Colorado School of Mines is an excellent school for individuals who want to be engineers, the curriculum is very challenging but the opportunities for internships are excellent and jobs after graduation. Professors are vested in their students. Golden is a great community with Denver only minutes away.
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I love the setting and the prestige of this school. Its a great place to get a education if the school wasnt so hard. There is barely time to do anything because of the ridiculous amount of homework given. Besides that, if youre a nerd and love the outdoors this is a place for you.
One semester in and the school has been great. The academics are challenging while the social part of school provides a nice balance. The small population encourages great relationships and fosters valuable resource opportunities.
My first semester here was of course difficult as is for the majority of freshmen. The people are so nice and inclusive. The housing is pretty good as well. The food could definitely use some work. Sometimes professors will go to fast in lessons are not answer your questions fully. But overall it’s pretty great here. If I had to choose again I wouldn’t pick a different college. Mines is a place where you build a real future for yourself.
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