Colorado School of Mines

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Colorado School of Mines is a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science. It has the highest admissions standards of any public university in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the U.S. Since its founding in 1874, the translation of the school's mission into educational programs has been influenced by the needs of society. Mines offers all the advantages of a world-class research institution with a size that allows for personal attention.