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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Mining and Geological Engineering is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mineral preparation engineering
Master of Science (MS) Geological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Mining engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2

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 (for geological engineering)
Comp Exam Required
Oral defense of project or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
43%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for geological engineering)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

8
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native 12.5%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 12.5%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (0)
Male (6)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Underground mining in permafrost, testing of ultra clean diesel, slope stability, fractal and mathematical morphology, soil and rock mechanics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 755800
Fairbanks, AK  99775-5800
United States
Contact Dr. Margaret Darrow
Chair
Email: cem.mingeo@alaska.edu
Phone: 907-474-7388
Fax: 907-474-6635