Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Pursuing a graduate degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Mines provides a well-rounded education with programs that advance the fundamentals of physical and mechanical metallurgy, physiocochemical processing of materials and ceramic engineering. With global industrial, laboratory, government and academic collaborations, this program will give you the expertise and connections to take your career to the next level.

Requirements and Costs

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. Only one letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement.

Master’s Thesis

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement.

Doctorate

  • Bachelor’s degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – three letters
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement.

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page

Thesis based students are generally supported by grants and contracts, providing stipend, tuition, fees and health insurance.

Non-thesis students are self-funded. The tuition, fees and typical expenses can be reviewed below.

 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State Student
Tuition**$17,676$39,618
Fees*$2,520$2,520
Room & Board$17,496$17,496
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800
Transportation$1,300$1,300
Total$42,473$64,415
**Cost per credit hour$982$2,201

*Allowance for fees based on mandatory fees charged to all students. Does not include fees for orientation, library, yearbook, refrigerator rental, voice messaging, etc.

At less than 4.5 credit hours, you may be ineligible for financial aid.

 

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Career Outcomes

  • Research and development in materials development and production 
  • National laboratories
  • Mining and extractive industry
  • Aerospace industry
  • Failure analysis and consulting
  • Automotive and heavy equipment industry
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Academia

 

Degree Options

Masters of Engineering – Non-Thesis

  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Masters of Science – Thesis

  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

PhD

  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering