Ph.D. On Campus

Mining Engineering

University of Utah

48 months
18590 USD/year
18590 USD/year
5260 USD/year
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This Mining Engineering PhD program is offered at University of Utah.


Mining Engineering at University of Utah 

Instruction and research are available in the following areas: rock mechanics, numerical and physical modeling, geotechnical instrumentation, methane drainage, computer applications, ore reserve estimation, mine automation and mine/mill integration, surface and underground mining methods (metal, coal and industrial minerals)

Programme Structure

  • An individual program is planned for each candidate with the assistance and approval of the supervisory committee. 
  • Courses required for a B.S. degree in mining engineering cannot be counted toward a graduate degree in this major.
  •  Planned course work, transfer credit, and proposed research must be approved by the student’s supervisory committee. 
  • Graduates in engineering, mathematics, and the physical sciences are invited to direct letters of application to the department chair.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant for admission to The Graduate School must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9295 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9295 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2630 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 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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