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Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences College of Engineering Michigan Technological University

  • Houghton, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 52%48%
    student ratio
  • 60
    total students
  • $12,636 | $12,636
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 33%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geological Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Mining Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 114
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 79 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,636
    • Out-of-state tuition *$12,636
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$226.00
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty41
    • Full-time Percentage49%
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Female Percentage7%
    • Male Percentage93%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchVolcanic hazards and volcanic clouds, oil and gas exploration and development, groundwater measurement and modeling, geophysics, environmental paleomagnetism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,330,456

Location & Contact

Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

College of Engineering
Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
United States

Dr. Wayne Pennington

Chair

Phone: 906-487-3573
Fax: 906-487-3371
Email: wayne@mtu.edu

Amie Ledgerwood

Secretary 5

Phone: 906-487-2531
Fax: 906-487-3371
Email: asledger@mtu.edu



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