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Mining Engineering  Doctoral

Overview

What is Mining Engineering at WVU like?

Description

The principal objective of the program is the education and training of graduates so that they are capable of attaining the highest levels in the mining engineering profession.

The doctoral program is primarily a research degree, and therefore the research work for a doctoral dissertation should show a high order of originality on the part of the student and must offer an original contribution to the field of engineering science.

The areas of specialization can be in Rock Mechanics and Ground Control, Surface Mining, Mineral Processing, Mine Ventilation and Environment, Mine Health and Safety.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: April 1
Spring: October 1

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Mining Engineering at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Mining Engineering graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Résumé /CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE

Additional application considerations:

  • GRE score required for International applicants only

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