39618 USD/year
39618 USD/year
17676 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Electrical Engineering program at Colorado School of Mines is the top choice in Colorado for students who seek to become leaders in the engineering profession. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


The Electrical Engineering program at Colorado School of Mines provides cutting-edge educational training, research experience and project-based learning, with specialties in antenna and wireless communications, information and systems sciences and energy systems and power electronics as well as numerous opportunities to work in interdisciplinary fields.

Our highly accomplished and internationally recognized faculty conduct leading-edge research and have strong ties with local, national and international industrial partners, national laboratories and other research institutions. Students at all levels have the opportunity to conduct research with faculty and graduate with the skills needed in the workforce or academia. 

Career Types

  • Digital signal processing engineer
  • Director, interconnection
  • Electrical engineer for antennas, RF electronics and digital systems
  • Engineer/scientist
  • Engineering manager – grid and resource integration
  • Operations electrical engineer
  • Operations manager
  • Post-doctoral fellow
  • RF engineer

Programme Structure

  • The PhD degree in Electrical Engineering requires 72 credits of course work and research credits. A minimum of 36 credits of course work and a minimum of 24 credits of research is required. 
  • The remaining 12 credits required can be earned through research or coursework and students should consult with their Advisor and/or Thesis Committee. The students are also required to enroll in the zero-credit course EENG 500 Graduate Seminar each semester.​ 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • GRE: Required. Not required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters. No letters of recommendation are required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    39618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39618 USD per year
  • National

    39618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39618 USD per year
  • In-State

    17676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17676 USD per year

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Electrical Engineering
Colorado School of Mines


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!