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Geological Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno

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5500 USD/year
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About

The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering from University of Nevada, Reno offers research-oriented M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geology, geophysics, and Geological Engineering as well as two interdisciplinary programs in hydrologic sciences.

Overview

Apply physics, chemistry, meteorology, hydrology, biology, geology and engineering science to understanding the Earth, recognizing and coping with environmental hazards, exploiting natural resources while preserving the environment, and exploring Earth's context in the solar system.  The Geological Engineering program is offered at University of Nevada, Reno.

Features

Although often equated with geotechnical engineering, a discipline closely aligned with civil engineering, geological engineering is more correctly characterized as a program focused on geologic hazards mitigation and natural resource characterization. In one sense, geological engineering is a form of environmental engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Petrotectonics 
  • Neotectonics and Quaternary Mapping
  • Quaternary Field Exercises
  • Basin Analysis 
  • Advanced Optical and Infrared Remote Sensing 
  • Vadose Zone Hydrology 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

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
  • Official GRE or GMAT test scores from an exam taken within the past 5 years (exam requirement and recommended scores are determined by individual programs)
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation, per program-specific requirements (your recommenders will be notified by email after you complete your online application)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21592 USD per year
  • National

    21592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21592 USD per year
  • In-State

    5500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 USD per year

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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