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Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

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

Some of the most important urban innovations happen underground. The only program of its kind in North America, the Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines educates top engineers on the design, construction, rehabilitation and management of underground spaces.

Overview

This interdisciplinary Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines offers a wide range of fields with funded research and networking opportunities with unique industry and national lab partnerships that prepares graduates for successful careers and become the top leaders in their field.

Career Types

  • Structural engineer
  • Project engineer
  • Construction manager
  • Tunnel engineer
  • Geosciences consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Geology and Geotechnics
  • Underground Construction Engineering in Hard Rock
  • Soil Behavior
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Finite Element Methods for Engineers
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
151.01 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering discipline and prerequisite coursework related to strength of materials (or mechanics of materials) and fluid mechanics
  • 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 section score of 151 or higher (or 650 on the old scale) preferred. Applicants who have graduated from Mines within the past five years are not required to submit GRE scores
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, a TOEFL score of 79 or higher (or 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test) is required. In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 will be accepted

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    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

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Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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