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Department of Geophysics Graduate School Colorado School of Mines

  • Golden, CO
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 30%70%
    student ratio
  • 89
    total students
  • $14,400 | $30,330
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 29%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Hydrology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geophysical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Mineral Exploration And Mining Geosciences Professional Master's (PMS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 19
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 170
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 32
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$14,400
    • Out-of-state tuition *$30,330
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,085.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students89
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students89
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino14%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage5%
    • Male Percentage95%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSeismic exploration, gravity and geomagnetic fields, electrical mapping and sounding, bore hole measurements, environmental physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,868,431

Location & Contact

Department of Geophysics

Graduate School
Colorado School of Mines

1500 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401-1887
United States

Dr. Terence Young

Head

Phone: 303-273-3454
Fax: 303-273-3478
Email: tkyoung@mines.edu

Michelle Szobody

Office Manager

Phone: 303-273-3935
Fax: 303-273-3478
Email: mszobody@mines.edu



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