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University of New Mexico

Program in Nuclear Engineering

Albuquerque, NM

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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Nuclear Engineering is located in Albuquerque, NM, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

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

39
Applied
31
Accepted
13
Enrolled
79%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th March 1st Yes
Spring deadline July 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.43%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 2

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nuclear Reactor Design, Nuclear Reactor Safety, Nuclear Instrumentation and Detection, Radiation Transport Modeling and Simulation, Space Nuclear Power and Nuclear Systems, Medical Physics, Nuclear Materials and Fuels.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,549,922

Location & Contact

Address 1 University of New Mexico
Department of Nuclear Engineering, MSC 01 1120
Albuquerque, NM  87131
United States
Contact Dr. Hyoung Lee
Chair
Email: leehk@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-5431
Fax: 505-277-5433

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