About the Colorado School of Mines
School of Mines (CSM) is a public research university devoted to engineering and
applied science. It has the highest admissions standards of any university
in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the U.S. CSM
has distinguished itself by developing a curriculum and research program
that is geared towards responsible stewardship of the earth and its resources.
In addition to strong education and research programs in traditional fields
of science and engineering, CSM is one of a very few institutions in the
world having broad expertise in resource exploration, extraction, production
and utilization. As such, CSM occupies a unique position among the world's
institutions of higher education.
Colorado School of Mines is dedicated to educating students and professionals
in the applied sciences, engineering, and associated fields relating
discovery and recovery of the Earth's resources
conversion to materials and energy
utilization in advanced processes and products
economic and social systems necessary to ensure their prudent and
provident use in a sustainable global society.
mission is achieved by the creation, integration and exchange of knowledge
in engineering, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the humanities,
business, and their union, to create processes and products to enhance
the quality of life of the worlds inhabitants. The Colorado School
of Mines is consequently committed to serving the people of Colorado,
the nation, and the global community by promoting stewardship of the
Earth upon which all life and development depend.