12 months
27846 USD/year
27846 USD/year
8757 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Nuclear Engineering at The University of New Mexico offers an MS in Nuclear Engineering with several options for concentration and a PhD in Engineering with a Nuclear Engineering concentration.


Key facts:

  • Students pursing an MS or PhD in nuclear engineering at the The University of New Mexico are required to take the core courses listed below.
  • Please note: Courses listed below are for traditional MS and PhDs in Nuclear Engineering. Core courses differ for students pursuing a Master’s with a concentration in Radiation Protection Engineering or Medical Physics. You can find details on the above topics and more in this section.
  • Nuclear Engineering faculty are global leaders in Nuclear Engineering field, working closely with our national laboratories, advancing research, and providing an interactive learning environment for all our students. Rising to the challenges of today greatest problems the Nuclear Engineering diverse faculty is leading the way in advancing nuclear technology and science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Analysis in Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Nuclear Reactor Theory
  • Nuclear Fuel Development and Simulation
  • Radiation Damage in Materials, Structure-Property Relations
  • Thermal-Hydraulics and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Reactors
  • Space Nuclear Power and Thermal Propulsion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Educational Background
  • Test Scores
  • Letter of Intent
  • Writing Sample
  • CV/Resume
  • Relevant Coursework
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • The General GRE is required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27846 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8757 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8757 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Albuquerque

870 - 1360 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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