Best Mining and Geological Engineering Schools
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, Virginia)
Virginia Tech’s Mining Engineering department is dedicated to producing high quality, rigorously trained engineers who are prepared to meet the challenges of a professional career or continued academic research. Furthermore, it exposes students to laboratory courses which focus on conducting experiments, understanding the principles involved in each experiment, and analyzing and interpreting experimental data. The B.S. degree program in Mining Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Colorado)
Colorado School of Mines is a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science related to resources. It is one of the leading institutions in the nation and the world in these areas. It has the highest admission standards of any university in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the U.S. The Geological Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla, Missouri)
Missouri S&T has been known internationally as a leading technological research university focused on academics, hands-on learning, undergraduate research and innovative programming.
Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, New York)
Columbia University in New York City is one of the country’s most prestigious Ivy League institutions. In addition to offering a broad range of rigorous academic programs, Columbia boasts a vibrant student life.
University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky)
The Department of Mining Engineering offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate program on the Lexington, Kentucky campus. A top research facility is one of University of Kentucky’s more impressive features.
Montana Tech of the University of Montana (Butte, Montana)
The bachelor of science in Geological and Mining Engineering is the “founding” engineering programs of Montana Tech and accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET. Students at Montana gain hands on experience through resources such as a state-of-the-art triaxial testing lab and an underground mine facility.
West Virginia University (Morgantown, West Virginia)
WVU is known for its strong academics, excellent athletic programs, and access to the natural beauty of West Virginia. Our Department of Mining Engineering at the Statler College of Engineering of WVU provides on-site technical assistance and training to manufacturers and to the coal mining industry.
University of Arizona (Tucson, Arizona)
The Mining and Geological Engineering program at University of Arizona is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The University of Arizona has historically provided some of the world’s leading technological and scientific breakthroughs.
University of Nevada, Reno (Reno, Nevada)
University of Nevada is recognized as a National Tier 1 University by U.S. News & World Report. University of Nevada, Reno offers a college experience as sprawling and diverse as the institution itself.
Michigan Technological University (Houghton, Michigan)
The Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences are nationally recognized through education and research programs. An ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) Degree with a Technical Emphasis in Mining Engineering offers a multidisciplinary degree to prepare students to take up the challenges of modern mining practice and position them for a leadership role in the mining industry.