Geological/geophysical Engineering Colleges and Programs

This program is designed to prepare students to apply mathematical and geological principles to the analysis and evaluation of engineering problems, including the geological evaluation of construction sites, the analysis of potential natural resource recovery sites, the analysis of geological forces acting on structures acting on structures and systems, and applied research on geological phenomena.

The colleges, universities and schools below offer majors and degree programs in Geological/geophysical Engineering. To learn more about a specific school click on any of the links below.

Colorado School of Mines

1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401
Phone Number: (303) 273-3000
Website: www.mines.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 4,839 (3,606 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Admissions: mines.edu/Admissions
Financial Aid: inside.mines.edu/Financial_Aid
Online Application: mines.edu/Admissions

Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Phone Number: (906) 487-1885
Website: www.mtu.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 7,610 (6,352 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Admissions: www.admissions.mtu.edu
Financial Aid: www.mtu.edu/finaid/
Online Application: www.banweb.mtu.edu/pls/owa/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon

Missouri University of Science and Technology

1870 Miner Circle, Rolla, MO 65409
Phone Number: (573) 341-4111
Website: www.mst.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 7,086 (5,167 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Admissions: futurestudents.mst.edu/
Financial Aid: sfa.mst.edu/
Online Application: joess.mst.edu/psp/prdpr/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/UM_ADMI…

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

1300 W Park St, Butte, MT 59701-8997
Phone Number: (406) 496-4256
Website: www.mtech.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 2,616 (2,450 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Admissions: www.mtech.edu/onestop/future/
Financial Aid: www.mtech.edu/onestop/financial-aid/
Online Application: www.mtech.edu/onestop/admission/apply_online.htm

New Mexico State University-Main Campus

2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Phone Number: (575) 646-0111
Website: www.nmsu.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting: Midsize suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 20,615 (16,065 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

501 E Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
Phone Number: (605) 394-2511
Website: www.sdsmt.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 2,373 (2,048 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Admissions: www.sdsmt.edu
Financial Aid: www.sdsmt.edu
Online Application: www.sdsmt.edu

University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
Phone Number: (907) 474-7211
Website: www.uaf.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Small suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 14,610 (13,272 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Admissions: www.uaf.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.uaf.edu/finaid/
Online Application: www.uaf.edu/admissions/apply/index.xml

University of Arizona

1401 E University, Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
Phone Number: (520) 621-2211
Website: www.arizona.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 42,053 (32,322 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1

University of California-Los Angeles

405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
Phone Number: (310) 825-4321
Website: www.ucla.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 41,128 (28,905 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1

University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, ID 83844-2282
Phone Number: (888) 884-3246
Website: www.uidaho.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Distant town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 16,242 (10,955 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
Admissions: www.uihome.uidaho.edu/uihome/admissions
Financial Aid: www.students.uidaho.edu/finaid
Online Application: www.uihome.uidaho.edu/default.aspx?pid=15568

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone Number: (734) 764-1817
Website: www.umich.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 43,211 (26,730 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 7 to 1

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
Phone Number: (612) 625-5000
Website: www1.umn.edu/twincities/index.php
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 65,006 (43,097 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Admissions: www1.umn.edu/twincities/admissions.php
Financial Aid: onestop.umn.edu/finances/index.html
Online Application: www.uofminn.org/10477/login.asp

University of Mississippi Main Campus

Oxford, Mississippi, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone Number: (662) 915-7211
Website: www.olemiss.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Remote town
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 17,629 (14,570 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Admissions: www.olemiss.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.olemiss.edu/depts/financial_aid/
Online Application: www.olemiss.edu/technology/apply_online.html

University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, NV 89557
Phone Number: (775) 784-1110
Website: www.unr.edu/
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 19,633 (15,202 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Admissions: www.unr.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: www.unr.edu/financial-aid/
Online Application: www.unr.edu/admissions/application-process/appl…

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND 58202-8193
Phone Number: (800) 225-5863
Website: www.und.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 14,910 (11,636 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Admissions: www.und.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.und.edu/dept/finaid/
Online Application: www.undeerc.org/enrollmentservices/onlineapp/Ap…

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

660 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK 73019-3072
Phone Number: (405) 325-0311
Website: www.ou.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Small suburb
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 30,191 (21,594 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Admissions: www.ou.edu
Financial Aid: www.financialaid.ou.edu
Online Application: www.go2.ou.edu

University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
Phone Number: (215) 898-5000
Website: www.upenn.edu
School Type: 4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 27,135 (12,981 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1

University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1380
Phone Number: (608) 262-1234
Website: www.wisc.edu
School Type: 4-year public
Awards Offered: Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 45,989 (33,669 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
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