Department of Mining Engineering College of Mines and Earth Sciences University of Utah

Department of Mining Engineering College of Mines and Earth Sciences University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
24%
76%
student ratio
17
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mineral/Mining Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 24
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage82%
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBlasting, underground coal mine design and operations, rock mechanics, mine ventilation, 2-D and 3-D visualization, mine automation, mine safety
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$324,354

Location & Contact

Department of Mining Engineering

College of Mines and Earth Sciences
University of Utah

Room 313 135 South 1460 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States

Dr. Michael Nelson

Chair

Phone: 801-585-3064
Fax: 801-585-5410
Email: mike.nelson@utah.edu

Pam Hofmann

Administrative Manager

Phone: 801-581-7198
Fax: 801-585-5410
Email: pam.hofmann@utah.edu


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