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University of Utah

Program in Nuclear Engineering

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Program in Nuclear Engineering is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
7
Accepted
4
Enrolled
27%

Applying

10
Application Fee - Domestic
25
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.76%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 11.76%
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 3
Male (4)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Radiochemistry, nuclear forensics, security, nuclear medicine, radiation detection
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
379,000

Location & Contact

Address 110 Central Campus Drive
Suite 2000
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Barber
Interim Chair
Email: barber@civil.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-6931
Fax: 801-585-5477