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Colorado School of Mines BS in Metallurgical Engineering

The main focus area for this major is General Metallurgical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Metallurgical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Colorado School of Mines. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in metallurgical engineering, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the Mines BS in Metallurgical Engineering

#1 in the U.S
#1 in Colorado

In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. According to College Factual's most recent rankings, Mines is the best school in the United States for metallurgical engineering majors working on their bachelor's degree. It is also ranked #1 in Colorado.

Here are some of the other rankings for Mines.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 1
Best Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 1
Best Metallurgical Engineering Schools 1
Best Metallurgical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools 1
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 1
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 1
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 1
Most Popular Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 1
Best Metallurgical Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools 1
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 2
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 2
Most Focused Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 2
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 3
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 5
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 6
Best Value Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 6

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Metallurgical Engineering from Mines Cost?

$19,100 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$18,760 Average Student Debt

Mines Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Out-of-state part-time undergraduates at Mines paid an average of $1,245 per credit hour in 2019-2020. The average for in-state students was $555 per credit hour. The average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $16,650 $37,350
Fees $2,450 $2,450
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500
On Campus Room and Board $14,720 $14,720
On Campus Other Expenses $1,879 $1,879

Learn more about Mines tuition and fees.

Mines Metallurgical Engineering BS Student Debt

One factor in determining the overall cost in a degree is to consider how much in student loans you’ll have to take out. Metallurgical Engineering students who received their bachelor’s degree at Mines took out an average of $18,760 in student loans. That is 7% lower than the national average of $20,130.

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How Much Can You Make With a BS in Metallurgical Engineering From Mines?

$66,000 Average Salary
Below Average Earnings Boost

metallurgical engineering who receive their bachelor’s degree from Mines make an average of $66,000 a year during the early days of their career. That is 4% lower than the national average of $68,650.

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Does Mines Offer an Online BS in Metallurgical Engineering?

Mines does not offer an online option for its metallurgical engineering bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Mines Online Learning page.

Mines Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Metallurgical Engineering

43 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
30.2% Women
9.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 43 bachelor’s degrees in metallurgical engineering awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering in 2019-2020, 30.2% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 27.0%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering at Mines in 2019-2020, 9.3% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 20%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 38
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

BS in Metallurgical Engineering Focus Areas at Mines

Metallurgical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Metallurgical Engineering 43

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to metallurgical engineering.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Engineering 2
Biomedical Engineering 36
Chemical Engineering 104
Civil Engineering 67
Electrical Engineering 77

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References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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