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Geology and Geological Engineering

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

12 months
Duration
14525 USD/year
14525 USD/year
8440 USD/year
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About

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology offers advanced study leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geology and geological engineering. Students must elect to pursue either a Geology Specialization or a Geological Engineering Specialization, each of which has different background and program requirements.

Overview

Learning outcomes

Research in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology  is organized around three themes: Earth and Life History, Energy and Natural Resources, and Geohazards and Environment. Additional information is available on theDepartment’s Research Page.  

Programme Structure

The available coursework and current faculty expertise support the following areas of concentration:

  • Energy Resources
  • GIS, Geoinformatics, and Remote Sensing
  • Groundwater and Environment
  • Paleontology*
  • Petrology and Mineral Resources
  • Structure, Tectonics, and Geodynamics
  • Geomechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant files will not be considered for acceptance until all of the required application materials are received. Applications completed by the deadlines listed will, in most cases, receive a decision within one month or less of the deadline. 
  • Applications for campus enrollment can be considered after the stated deadlines in most programs, but timely admittance and/or funding may be affected. Self-funded international applicants are typically considered up to 90 days prior to the semester start date (60 days for domestic U.S. applicants)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14525 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14525 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14525 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14525 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Rapid City

860 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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