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Colorado School of Mines

Department of Geophysics

Golden, CO

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Overview

Colorado School of Mines / Department of Geophysics is located in Golden, CO.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geophysical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Hydrology
Professional Master's (PMS) Petroleum reservoir systems
Master of Engineering (ME) Geophysical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hydrology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysical engineering
Professional Master's (PMS) Mineral exploration and mining geosciences
Master of Science (MS) Geophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

142
Applied
37
Accepted
23
Enrolled
26%

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 No

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

69
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.9%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.35%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 4
Male (13)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Seismic exploration, gravity and geomagnetic fields, electrical mapping and sounding, bore hole measurements, environmental physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1500 Illinois Street
Golden, CO  80401-1887
United States
Contact Dr. John Bradford
Head
Email: jbradford@mines.edu
Phone: 303-273-3938