Department of Geology and Geological Engineering Graduate Division South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Department of Geology and Geological Engineering Graduate Division South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, SD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
39%
61%
student ratio
41
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology And Geological Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Paleontology 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 66
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 520 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian93%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchContaminants in soil, nitrate leaching, environmental changes, fracture formations, greenhouse effect
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$387,027

Location & Contact

Department of Geology and Geological Engineering

Graduate Division
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

501 East Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
United States

Dr. Laurie Anderson

Chair

Phone: 605-394-1290
Email: laurie.anderson@sdsmt.edu

Rachel Howard

Office of Graduate Education

Phone: 605-355-3468
Fax: 605-394-1767
Email: rachel.howard@sdsmt.edu


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