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University of New Mexico

Program in Nuclear Engineering

Albuquerque, NM

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University of New Mexico

Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Nuclear Engineering is located in Albuquerque, NM.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

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

182
Applied
37
Accepted
36
Enrolled
20%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th March 1st Yes
Spring deadline July 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
67%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.87%
Black or African American 2.17%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 2.17%

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 0
Male (25)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plasma science, space power, thermal hydraulics, radiation measurement and protection, fusion plasma measurements, medical physics, nuclear criticality safety, radiation measurements and protection, radiation transport modeling and simulation, Monte Carlo methods
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Albuquerque, NM  87131-2039
United States
Contact Dr. Anil Prinja
Associate Chair
Email: tward@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-5431
Fax: 505-277-5433