M.Sc. On Campus

Metallurgical Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno

12 months
21006 USD/year
21006 USD/year
5352 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno  aims to provide students with a strong foundation in extractive metallurgy, pyrometallurgy, and hydrometallurgy, as well as in more specialized areas of metallurgical engineering.


The Metallurgical Engineering program from University of Nevada, Reno three main branches of this major are physical metallurgy, extractive metallurgy, and mineral processing.


The students can elect to pursue in one of the following specialization fields, such as, physical metallurgy, extractive metallurgy, and Mineral Processing.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Pyrometallurgy
  • Extractive Metallurgy Laboratory
  • Hydrometallurgy 
  • Solution Mining, Heap Leach Design and Optimization 
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry of Metals
  • Precious Metals
  • Advanced Mining-Mining Law
  • Heat Mass Transport
  • Advanced Rock Mechanics
  • Electrochemical Engineering
  • Advanced Physical Metallurgy
  • Interfacial Phenomena
  • Physics of Metals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from a regionally accredited institution
  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from every institution attended for a complete history of your education
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5352 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Updated over a year ago

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