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Missouri University of Science and Technology

Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering

Rolla, MO

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Missouri University of Science and Technology

Overview

Missouri University of Science and Technology / Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering is located in Rolla, MO, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geological engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology and geophysics Groundwater and environmental geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology and geophysics Geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology and geophysics Geophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology and geophysics Geochemistry
Doctor of Engineering (DE) Petroleum engineering
Master of Science (MS) Petroleum engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geological engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Petroleum engineering
Doctor of Engineering (DE) Geological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Geology and geophysics Geochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Geology and geophysics Groundwater and environmental geology
Master of Science (MS) Geology and geophysics Geology
Master of Science (MS) Geology and geophysics Geophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 6

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 (minimum score 600 quantitative, writing 3.5)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: Quantitative 600, Writing 3.5)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

296
Applied
173
Accepted
97
Enrolled
58%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
175
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 600 quantitative, writing 3.5)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 4 semesters
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: Quantitative 600, Writing 3.5)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

342
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 2.92%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.88%
Asian 1.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.22%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 1
Male (15)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Digital image processing and geographic information systems, mineralogy, igneous and sedimentary petrology-geochemistry, sedimentology groundwater hydrology and contaminant transport
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,077,208

Location & Contact

Address 129 McNutt Hall
1400 North Bishop
Rolla, MO  65401
United States
Contact Dr. David Borrok
Chair
Email: borrokd@mst.edu
Phone: 573-341-6784
Fax: 573-341-6935

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