CS@Mines prepares tomorrow’s leaders to bring the computational power and thinking of computer science to all fields of engineering and science, as well as business, medicine and entertainment.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Mines was the top-ranked public university for combining faculty accessibility and research prowess. Our department takes those Mines strengths even further, with our emphasis on industry collaboration, commitment to diversity, and the steadfast goal of improving computer science education for Colorado and the nation.
Computer Science by the Numbers
98% CS BS graduates with positive outcomes in 2018-19
$72,931 Average starting salary for CS BS graduates in 2018-19
100% CS MS graduates with positive outcomes in 2018-19
$92,625 Average starting salary for CS MS graduates in 2018-19
- Local high school teachers go through Mines' Computer Science Field Session for one-of-a-kind learning opportunity
“It was quite literally the best professional development I’ve ever had as a teacher,” said Jocelyn Nguyen-Reed of Cherry Creek Innovation Campus.
- With artificial intelligence set to drive economic growth, researchers focus on AI for human health and safety
“Artificial intelligence is certainly on the rise and has been for several years,” said Tracy Camp, department head and professor of computer science at Mines. “There’s just so much in our world today …
- How likely am I to have COVID-19 complications? Machine learning could help predict the answer.
A team of Mines professors have received National Science Foundation funding to develop computational tools to predict COVID-19 infections at individual and population levels.