M.S. in Mining and Earth Systems Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado, USA
M.S. in Mining and Earth Systems Engineering
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Science degree in Mining and Earth Systems Engineering has two options available
    • Master of Science – Thesis and Master of Science – Non-Thesis
      • Thesis Option requires a minimum of 24 semester credit hours of course work and 6-semester credits of research, approved by the student’s graduate committee, plus a master’s thesis
      • The Master of Science – Non-Thesis option must complete a minimum of 24-30 credit hours of course work of which 0-6 credit hours may be applied towards the analytical report writing if required
  • The program offers a unique mix of interdisciplinary opportunities
  • The department flexible curriculums and study concentrations, allowing students’ to tailor their degree to their interests and goals
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2762979 INR
Hostel & Meals711893 INR
Insurance179438 INR
Transportation95212 INR
Application fee6958 INR
Personal Allowance131832 INR
Books and Supplies109860 INR
International students Orientation4394 INR
Total1239587 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in some discipline of engineering from an ABET-accredited institution
ExamsTOEFL: 79
Reading: 20 Listening: 21 Writing: 17 Speaking: 21
IELTS: 6.5
With no band below 6.0
GRE: Accepted

PTE: 53
With no communicative skills score below 50
Additional info

Documents Required:

  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • It's recommended that the requesting letters from contacts who are knowledgeable of the applicant's academic and professional capabilities and experiences.
    • In particular, faculty members whom the applicant has worked closely with or supervisors/colleagues from a related job or internship experience
  • Transcripts from all current and previous institutions (unofficial transcripts and mark sheets may be used for the review process) in the original language as well as an English version are required for the review process
  • Statement of Goals/Statement of Purpose (Should be one to two pages in length)
    • The purpose of this requirement is to briefly introduce yourself to the Graduate Admissions Review Committee by sharing your professional, academic and personal goals and why Colorado School of Mines is the best place to achieve those goals
  • Submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Proof of GRE scores
  • A financial statement of support
Contact form