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Montana Tech of The University of Montana

Overview

Montana Tech of The University of Montana / Geosciences Programs is located in Butte, MT, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geology
Master of Science (MS) Geophysical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Geological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Geochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Hydrogeology
Master of Science (MS) Hydrogeological engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
12
Accepted
10
Enrolled
50%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 545
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 7.89%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 6
Male (16)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Water resource development, seismic processing, petroleum reservoir characterization, environmental geochemistry, geologic mapping
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT  59701-8997
United States
Contact Dr. Larry Smith
Department Head
Email: lsmith@mtech.edu
Phone: 406-496-4859
Fax: 406-496-4260