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Michigan Technological University

Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Houghton , MI

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Michigan Technological University

Overview

Michigan Technological University / Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences is located in Houghton, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mining engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Thesis, Report or Coursework-only
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

156
Applied
45
Accepted
14
Enrolled
29%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 2%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 6%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (42%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Natural hazards, geophysics, remote sensing, geostatistics, atmospheric modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
816,942

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931
United States
Contact Dr. John S. Gierke
Chair
Email: jsgierke@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2535
Fax: 906-487-3371

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