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Overview

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology / Department of Geology and Geological Engineering is located in Rapid City, SD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Paleontology
Master of Science (MS) Geology and geological engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology and geological engineering

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 520
TOEFL IBT score: 68
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contaminants in soil, nitrate leaching, environmental changes, fracture formations, greenhouse effect
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 501 East Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD  57701-3995
United States

Phone: 605-394-2511