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Colorado School of Mines

Department of Petroleum Engineering

Golden, CO

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Colorado School of Mines

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME) Petroleum engineering
Professional Master's (PMS) Petroleum reservoir systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Petroleum engineering
Master of Science (MS) Petroleum engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

234
Applied
56
Accepted
21
Enrolled
24%

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

106
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.89%
Black or African American 0.94%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 2
Male (15)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Dynamic rock mechanics, deflagration theory, geostatistics, geochemistry, petrophysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Marquez Hall #206
1600 Arapahoe Street
Golden, CO  80401
United States
Contact Dr. Erdal Ozkan
Head
Email: eozkan@mines.edu
Phone: 303-273-3188