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Nuclear Science and Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

12 months
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37350 USD/year
37350 USD/year
16650 USD/year
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About

As the world turns to alternative fuel sources, a growing demand for qualified nuclear engineers and scientists means this is a good time to advance your capabilities and become the next leader in the field. The Nuclear Science and Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines can help with that.

Overview

As a student in the Nuclear Science and Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines, you will gain the necessary knowledge of the complete nuclear fuel cycle and become an expert in areas such as uranium exploration and fuel processing, design, nuclear power system production and operation, fuel recycling, storage and waste remediation, radiation detection and related policy issues. Whichever path you take, Mines will help you become a leader in your field and build a successful career.

Career Types

  • Nuclear engineer
  • Nuclear physicist
  • Nuclear medicine technologist
  • Nuclear desing engineer
  • Nuclear pharmacist
  • Gamma astronomer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Physics
  • Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics
  • Nuclear Reactor Laboratory
  • Nuclear Reactor Design
  • Radiation Detection and Measurement
  • Nuclear Materials Science and Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
160 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A personal statement that illustrates the candidate’s interest in nuclear engineering
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics, chemistry or related field is required
  • Core course prerequisites are as follows: mathematics coursework up to and including differential equations; physics coursework up to introductory nuclear physics (or equivalent); and coursework in thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow (or equivalent
  • All admitted graduate students must submit GRE scores prior to receiving an admissions decision. Mines accepts GRE scores from tests taken within five years of the date of entry.
  • GRE with quantitative reasoning section score of 160 or higher preferred. GRE is not required for applicants from a Mines engineering program
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, a TOEFL is required. In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37350 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16650 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 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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