Nuclear Engineering Colleges and Programs

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This program is designed to prepare students to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation of systems for controlling and manipulating nuclear energy, including nuclear power plant design, fusion reactor design, fission reactor design, power transfer systems, reactor control and safety systems design, containment vessels and structures design; and the analysis of related engineering problems such as fission and fusion processes, construction, human and environmental factors, and operational considerations.

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

Air Force Institute of Technology-Graduate School of Engineering & Management

2950 Hobson Way, Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7765

Phone Number:(937) 255-3636
Website:www.afit.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:826 (0 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Admissions:www.afit.edu/en/Admissions/index.cfm

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

Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Phone Number:(212) 854-1754
Website:www.columbia.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
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:25,340 (7,904 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone Number:(607) 255-2000
Website:www.cornell.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:21,053 (14,336 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

225 North Ave, Atlanta, GA 30332-0530

Phone Number:(404) 894-2000
Website:www.gatech.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:21,687 (14,295 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

Idaho State University

921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209

Phone Number:(208) 282-2700
Website:www.isu.edu/
School Type:4-year public
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
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:19,014 (15,398 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Kansas State University

Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone Number:(785) 532-6250
Website:www.k-state.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:26,745 (20,474 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Phone Number:(617) 253-1000
Website:web.mit.edu/student/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:10,968 (4,299 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

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…

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27695-7001

Phone Number:(919) 515-2011
Website:www.ncsu.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
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:38,510 (28,365 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.ncsu.edu/future-students/admissions/index.php
Financial Aid:www.fis.ncsu.edu/financial_aid/
Online Application:www.ncsu.edu/future-students/apply/index.php

Ohio State University-Main Campus

190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210

Phone Number:(614) 292-6446
Website:www.osu.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:62,807 (45,667 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331

Phone Number:(541) 737-0123
Website:oregonstate.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:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,231 (19,275 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802-1589

Phone Number:(814) 865-4700
Website:www.psu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,407 (40,792 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Purdue University-Main Campus

Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040

Phone Number:(765) 494-4600
Website:www.purdue.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:44,347 (34,861 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th St, Troy, NY 12180-3590

Phone Number:(518) 276-6000
Website:www.rpi.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,872 (5,484 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Admissions:www.rpi.edu/dept/admissions/index.html
Financial Aid:www.rpi.edu/dept/admissions/aid/index.html
Online Application:www.rpi.edu/dept/admissions/freshman/freshman_o…

South Carolina State University

300 College St NE, Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001

Phone Number:(803) 536-7000
Website:www.scsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:5,686 (4,742 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.scsu.edu/admissions.aspx
Financial Aid:www.scsu.edu/admissions/financialaid.aspx
Online Application:www.scsu.edu/admissions/admissionsapplication.aspx

Texas A & M University

College Station, TX 77843-1244

Phone Number:(979) 845-3211
Website:www.tamu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:50,608 (39,883 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

The University of Tennessee

527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996

Phone Number:(865) 974-1000
Website:www.tennessee.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:33,781 (24,029 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

United States Military Academy

646 Swift Rd (ATTN: MASG), West Point, NY 10996-1905

Phone Number:(845) 938-4011
Website:www.westpoint.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,619 (4,619 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720

Phone Number:(510) 642-6000
Website:www.berkeley.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:38,424 (27,760 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

University of Utah

201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9008

Phone Number:(801) 581-7200
Website:www.utah.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:34,675 (27,201 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

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