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DEPARTMENT APPLICATION DEADLINES

Students are expected to begin studies in the Fall or Spring semesters. Exceptions will not normally be considered.  

SEMESTER

DOMESTIC APPLICANT

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT

FALL

April 1

April 1

SPRING

November 1

August 1

SUMMER

Not usually accepted

Not usually accepted

DEPARTMENT APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

The Department of Mining Engineering requries that the following items be attached to your online application:

Statement of Purpose: A brief statement outlining your academic goals, research & career interests and any additional information that might help in the evaluation of your application.

Official Transcript: Request one official transcript from each college and/or University attended, regardless of length of attendance.  This may be uploaded to the online system.  Original transcripts will be required by mail or in-person at the time of admission if admitted.

Three Letters of Recommendation: Request letters from 3 people who can evaluate the applicant's academic ablility and promise as a graduate student.  Endorsers should be either from the applicants academic program or a former employer in the mining industry.

Graduate Record Exam GRE: This exam is required for Ph.D. applicants and is optional for M.S. applicants.  Have official score sent directly to the University of Utah indicating Mining Engineering as the Department Code. 

 

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY 

All international applicants to the University of Utah must provide proof of English proficiency. The TOEFL and IELTS exams are the approved english proficiency exams for admission to a Mining Engineering Graduate Program. 

A.  TOEFL – A minimum score of 80 iBT (550 pBT) or better  for  applicants whose first language is not English (Minimum TOEFL requirement subject to change).

TOEFL 

B. IELTS – A minimum band score of 6.5 or better for applicants whose first language is not English (Minimum IELTS requirement subject to change).

IELTS

MISCELLANEOUS QUESTIONS 

For questions regarding transcripts, application fees, TOEFL scores and I-20s, please contact the University of Utah Admissions Office. 

  DOMESTIC GRADUATE INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE
Phone (801) 581-7283 (801) 581-3091
Fax (801) 585-7864 (801) 585-7864
Web http://www.sa.utah.edu/admiss/graduate.htm http://www.sa.utah.edu/admiss/InterGrad.htm
Email Graduate@sa.utah.edu iao@sa.utah.edu

Other questions about the Mining Engineering department should be directed to the Graduate Academic Advisor or the Director of Graduate Admissions.

 

FELIPE CALIZAYA

Felipe.calizaya@utah.edu
801-581-5422

 

KITZIA CASASOLA

kitzia.casasola@utah.edu
801-581-7198

 

 

Last Updated: 6/26/20