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Colorado School of Mines

Department of Geology and Geological Engineering

Golden, CO

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Colorado School of Mines

Overview

Colorado School of Mines / Department of Geology and Geological Engineering is located in Golden, CO, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geological engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hydrology
Master of Science (MS) Geochemistry
Master of Engineering (ME) Geological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Hydrology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology
Professional Master's (PMS) Mineral exploration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geochemistry
Professional Master's (PMS) Environmental geochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Underground construction and tunneling
Professional Master's (PMS) Petroleum reservoir systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Geology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 45
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

244
Applied
100
Accepted
54
Enrolled
41%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

185
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.03%
Black or African American 1.08%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.08%
Asian 1.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.16%
Unknown 1.08%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 6
Male (19)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Predictive sediment modeling, petrophysics, aquifer-contaminant flow modeling, water-rock interactions, geotechnical engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berthoud Hall, Room 221
1516 Illinois Street
Golden, CO  80401
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Enders
Head
Email: menders@mines.edu
Phone: 303-273-3066

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