Colorado School of Mines

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
50.9
Teaching ?
26.1
International outlook ?
52.6
Industry income ?
79.4
Research ?
26.7
Citations ?
97.1

When Mines opened in 1874, geophysical exploration for fossil fuels and minerals was the name of the game. This still plays a major role, but alongside other applied sciences at the frontiers of renewable energy and microfluidic devices. A faculty of 340 oversees 4,500 "Orediggers" on its 373-acre Rocky Mountain foothills campus.