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

  • Salt Lake City, UT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 8%92%
    student ratio
  • 12
    total students
  • $4,384 | $16,684
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 40%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mineral/Mining Engineering Master of Engineering (ME)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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 Comprehensive exam (ME), thesis (MS)
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 22
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 40
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,384
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,684
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage8%
    • Male Percentage92%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino20%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

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 Assistant

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



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