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Mining Engineering

University of Alaska Fairbanks

48 months
Duration
26730 USD/year
26730 USD/year
9060 USD/year
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About

The Mining Engineering program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks emphasizes engineering as it applies to the exploration and development of mineral resources and the economics of the business of mining. The program offers specializations in exploration, mining or mineral beneficiation.

Overview

Students are prepared for job opportunities with mining and construction companies, consulting and research firms, equipment manufacturers, investment and commodity firms in the private sector, as well as with state and federal agencies.

Learning Outcomes 

At University of Alaska Fairbanks, the Mining Engineering program educational objectives are to graduate competent engineers who:

  • are employed in the mineral and energy industries,
  • can solve problems germane to Alaska, and
  • are professionals and who understand the need to stay technically current.

Programme Structure

  • Mining engineers may aspire to, and achieve, the highest positions in the industry: operating or engineering management, government agency director or entrepreneur. Starting salaries are among the highest in the engineering profession.
  • Students may initiate their mining engineering program in Anchorage and transfer to Fairbanks upon completion of their freshman or sophomore year. Anchorage students intending to transfer to Fairbanks should contact faculty of the UAF Mining Engineering Department.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

124 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Option 1:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Pass the 16-credit high school core curriculum with at least a 2.5 and
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit ACT or SAT test scores
Option 2:
  • Have a high school diploma, and
  • Pass the 16-credit high school core curriculum with at least a 2.5 and
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5, and
  • Submit ACT test scores of at least 18 or SAT test scores of 970

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26730 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    26730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26730 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9060 USD per year during 48 months.

Juniors and seniors

  • Alaska resident: $10,800
  • Non-resident: $28,440

Living costs for Fairbanks

1450 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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