Graduates earn 1,466 degrees from Colorado School of Mines

About 80.4 percent of the 1,466 degrees and certificates handed out by the Colorado School of Mines in 2016-17 were to students in Engineering programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Golden conferred 926 bachelor's degrees and 187 master's degrees in Engineering programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Data shows the school gave out 241 bachelor's degrees in Mechanical Engineering, followed by 189 bachelor's degrees in Petroleum Engineering and 86 bachelor's degrees in Chemical Engineering.

The school enrolled 6,069 students for 2016-17, including 4,610 in undergraduate programs and 1,459 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Mechanical Engineering
241
44
285
Petroleum Engineering
189
26
215
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
70
38
108
Chemical Engineering
86
17
103
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
67
18
85
Metallurgical Engineering
57
20
77
Civil Engineering, General
38
36
74
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
60
-
60
Mining and Mineral Engineering
36
21
57
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
56
-
56
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
25
9
34
Materials Engineering
-
13
13
Engineering, General
1
6
7
Nuclear Engineering
-
3
3
Systems Engineering
-
2
2
Engineering total
926
253
1,179
80.4
Computer Science
63
16
79
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
63
16
79
5.4
Chemistry, General
18
1
19
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
-
19
19
Geophysics and Seismology
-
14
14
Geology/Earth Science, General
-
10
10
Chemistry, Other
-
7
7
Physics, General
-
5
5
Physics, Other
-
4
4
Geochemistry
-
1
1
Physical Sciences total
18
61
79
5.4
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
-
48
48
Economics, General
7
-
7
Applied Economics
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
7
48
55
3.8
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
40
40
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
40
40
2.7
Computational and Applied Mathematics
19
12
31
Mathematics, General
1
-
1
Mathematics and Statistics total
20
12
32
2.2
Behavioral Sciences
-
2
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
2
2
0.1

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