Emilie Rusch
Mark Ramirez

Mines repeats as Colorado’s top national university

Here’s how Mines stacks up in the 2020 U.S News & World Report rankings
Mines Rankings

In the latest U.S. News & World Report college rankings, released today, Mines retained its claim as Colorado’s top national university.

Mines was ranked the No. 34 public university and No. 84 among all national universities, a category that encompasses institutions that offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master's and doctoral programs, with an emphasis on faculty research.

Within the state, University of Denver came in at No. 94, while the University of Colorado Boulder ranked No. 104 on the national universities list.

Here’s how Mines stacks up in the 2020 U.S News & World Report rankings:

  • No. 5 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs - Petroleum
  • No. 21 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs - Materials
  • No. 31 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs - Civil
  • No. 34 Top Public Schools 
  • No. 46 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs - Overall (Highest degree: Doctorate)

  • No. 52 Best Colleges for Veterans
  • No. 72: Most Innovative Schools
  • No. 84 National Universities
Emilie Rusch

Emilie Rusch

Director of Communications
About Mines
Colorado School of Mines is a public research university focused on science and engineering, where students and faculty together address the great challenges society faces today - particularly those related to the Earth, energy and the environment.