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Colorado School of Mines

Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry

Golden, CO

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Overview

Colorado School of Mines / Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry is located in Golden, CO, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry Applied chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nuclear engineering
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry Applied chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Nuclear engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Materials science
Master of Science (MS) Geochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
34
Accepted
14
Enrolled
38%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 2
Male (25)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental chemistry, exploration geochemistry, biogeochemistry, organic geochemistry, catalysis and surface chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1012 14th Street
Golden, CO  80401
United States
Contact Dr. Tom Gennett
Head
Email: tgennett@mines.edu
Phone: 303-273-3622
Fax: 303-273-3629

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