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University of Utah

Department of Mining Engineering

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Mining Engineering is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
21%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

8
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Blasting, underground coal mine design and operations, rock mechanics, mine ventilation, 2-D and 3-D visualization, mine automation, mine safety
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
324,354

Location & Contact

Address Room 313
135 South 1460 East
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Gordon Nelson
Chair
Email: mike.nelson@utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-3064
Fax: 801-585-5410

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