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

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

Houghton, MI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
83
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 208
    • Accepted 58
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 26
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Yes
    • 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 (recommended score 79 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students83
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students83
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown23%

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$1,769,688

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. John Gierke

Chair

Phone: 906-487-2535
Fax: 906-487-3371
Email: jsgierke@mtu.edu

Amie Ledgerwood

Assistant to the Dean

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


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