When considering going to College, what your potential salary should be a factor. So what Colorado College students make the most money after graduation? According to Business  Insider, the Colorado School of Mines's student makes more than any other Colorado school. According to their research, the median income, 10-years after enrolling is $74,700. The School of Mines, annual cost for in-state students, is $28,361 and $45,836 for out-of-state students. So how does this compare to other states? In California, the California Maritime Academy students make $81,100, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology students make $91,600, Creighton University in Nebraska students make $57,800, and just to our north, the University of Wyoming is $46,200.