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
91% CS BS graduates with positive outcomes in 2020-21
$83,162 Average starting salary for CS BS graduates in 2020-21
96.8% CS MS graduates with positive outcomes in 2020-21
$97,054 Average starting salary for CS MS graduates in 2020-21
- Bora Basyildiz: "The amount of internships, networking sessions and connections Mines offers, gives students the ability to immediately translate their academic skills into industry experience."
- Morgan Cox: "The start-ups put me to the test but the training I got from Mines has helped me rise to the challenge with confidence."
- Faculty Awards honor 9 Mines professors for teaching, research, mentorship