“We, the Colorado School of Mines community, are united by our commitment to our timeless mission of educating and inspiring students from all backgrounds and advancing knowledge and innovations, with the aspiration that our graduates, ideas, actions, and innovations will have a transformative impact on individuals and society, leading to shared prosperity and sustainable use of the Earth’s resources.”

Nearing 150

With 2024 in sight, we’re making great progress on the Mines@150 plan.

Meet the President

Paul C. Johnson is the 17th President of Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado. MINES is world-renowned for producing highly sought-after scientists and engineers, innovations and objective analyses, especially in fields relevant to earth, energy and the environment. MINES enrolls about 6,000 students, offers nearly 50 degree programs, and conducts more than $60 million of research projects annually for industry and governmental agencies.

Success By The Numbers

Jobs Accepted by Industry

Chart of jobs accepted by industry


positive outcomes for MS graduates, 2019-20


positive outcomes for BS class 2019-20

Jobs Accepted by Location (MS Graduates)

US map of jobs accepted by Mines graduates