Where You’ll Work
Colorado School of Mines graduates in electrical engineering go on to be employed in a variety of industries, from aerospace and construction to public research laboratories and utilities, and for companies of every type and size, including Lockheed Martin, Xcel Energy, Raytheon and National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Interns have earned as much as $80 an hour in summer positions.
Overall, Mines is one of the top universities in the U.S. for return on investment, whether that’s immediately after graduation or decades later. One study ranks Mines No. 1 among its peer group of public and non-maritime universities for ROI 30 and 40 years after earning a degree, and 19th overall among 4,500 two- and four-year public and private institutions. Money Magazine ranked Mines No. 2 among public colleges for ROI 20 years after graduation and beyond.
Why Companies Keep Hiring Mines Grads
#4 Top 25 Brainiest Colleges, #1 in Colorado (Lumosity, 2019)
2 faculty fellows of the professional organizations IEEE and ACES
19:1 student-faculty ratio
#2 in combining scholarly research and classroom instruction (Wall Street Journal, 2016)