Best Engineering Schools in Colorado

By | April 29, 2018

This article features top engineering colleges in Colorado that offer master and doctoral degrees in the fields of biological engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, etc. Please be informed that each school receives national wide rank as the ranking compares all engineering schools in the United States. Some important ranking factors include average GRE scores, alumni surveys, current student interviews, institutional research publications, and peer college assessment. In the following list of best engineering schools in the state of Colorado, you can see tuition cost for both in-state and out-of-state students, acceptable rates and admissions statistics for each top ranked engineering college.

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Best Engineering Schools in Colorado

National Ranking Colorado Top Engineering Programs
35 University of Colorado–Boulder (Boulder, CO)
Overall acceptance rate: 48.4%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 757
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $12,146 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $32,779 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 1,550
Research expenditures per faculty member: $497,761
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $78,148,562
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 4.6%
63 Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO)
Overall acceptance rate: 46.8%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 718
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $12,585 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $27,270 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 1,343
Research expenditures per faculty member: $282,946
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $48,383,820
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 1.8%
68 Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
Overall acceptance rate: 39.8%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 727
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $8,982 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $20,582 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 642
Research expenditures per faculty member: $593,838
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $62,353,000
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 1.0%
146 University of Colorado–Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs, CO)
Overall acceptance rate: 72.5%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): N/A
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $6,614 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $12,218 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 273
Research expenditures per faculty member: N/A
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): N/A
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
178 University of Colorado–Denver (Denver, CO)
Overall acceptance rate: 63.8%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): N/A
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $4,330 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $11,490 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 414
Research expenditures per faculty member: $63,348
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $2,280,556
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
179 University of Denver (Denver, CO)
Overall acceptance rate: 71.6%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 703
Tuition: Full-time: $36,936 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 213
Research expenditures per faculty member: N/A
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $2,964,661
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%

August in U.S. History

August 1

1794 The ” Whiskey Rebellion ” began in Pennsylvania.

1876 Colorado becomes the 38th state of the United States.

1961 The first Six Flags amusement park opened in Texas.

1981 MTV began broadcasting.

August 2

1790 The first US census was taken.

1873 The first line of the later famous “cable car” was opened in San Francisco, California .

1876 “Wild Bill” Hickok, one of the most famous heroes of the “Wild West” era, was killed in Deadwood, South Dakota.

1939 Albert Einstein sent a letter to US President Franklin Roosevelt proposing to start developing nuclear weapons.

August 3rd

1795 The ” Greenville Treaty ” was signed, according to which the Indians transferred the lands of Ohio to the US government.

1852 First collegiate competition in the US: Harvard-Yale Regatta on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.

1958 The US nuclear submarine Nautilus became the first ship to reach the North Pole underwater.

August 4

1916 An agreement was signed in New York for the sale of the Virgin Islands by Denmark to the United States of America.

1958 Billboard magazine first published the now-famous Hot 100.

5th of August

1861 The US government introduced the first income tax to pay for military expenses.

1884 The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty was laid in New York.

1914 The world’s first electric traffic light was installed in Cleveland, Ohio.

1962 Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her Los Angeles home.

1964 Operation Pierce Arrow – USAF attacks North Vietnam for the first time.

1976 The National Basketball Association merged with the American Basketball Association to form the modern NBA.

August 6

1945 The United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

2012 The American Curiosity Rover landed on Mars.

August 7

1782 George Washington established the Military Merit Badge, the first US military award, revived as the Purple Heart in the twentieth century.

1942 Beginning of the “Battle of Guadalcanal” – one of the largest battles between the US and Japan during the Second World War.

1959 Explorer 6, the first satellite to transmit images of the Earth from orbit, was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

8 August

1870 Thomas Edison received a US patent for one of the first copiers.

1974 Because of the Watergate scandal , US President Richard Nixon announced his resignation.

August 9

1790 The Columbia Rediviva returned to Boston, Massachusetts, and under the command of Captain Robert Gray became the first to circumnavigate the world under the American flag.

1814 The ” Treaty of Fort Jackson ” was signed in Alabama.

1842 In Washington , the Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed, establishing the border between the United States and British possessions in Canada (including between the state of Maine and the province of New Brunswick).

1945 The United States dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki.

1969 In Los Angeles, California, followers of the Charles Manson cult kill five people, including actress Sharon Tate.

1974 Gerald Ford succeeds Richard Nixon as President of the United States, who resigned due to the Watergate scandal.

August 10

1622 Ferdinand Gorge and John Mason received a patent for the ” Province of Maine ” lands.

1680 Pueblo Indian Rebellion begins in New Mexico.

1755 The ” expulsion of the Acadians ” from the area of ​​modern Maine and southeastern Canada began, many of whom moved to Louisiana.

1821 Missouri became the thirty-eighth state of the United States.

1846 The Smithsonian Institution was founded in Washington .