School of Mines and Engineering
School of Mines & Engineering
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Welcome to the
School of Mines & Engineering

Montana Tech offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees on a campus with a century-plus mining tradition. Mining is a key aspect of our culture. We are the Orediggers!

As a graduate of Montana Tech's School of Mines and Engineering, you'll be a leader among your peers, respected for the quality of work you do each day, the skills you've mastered, and the deep foundation of knowledge you've gained through education and hands-on experience.

Why We Are Different

98% Placement

Whether you're looking for an internship or employment, you'll be in demand in the workplace and a valued professional in your chosen field. How do we know? Because our students and employers tell us so year after year.

Undergraduate Research

With the state of Montana as your laboratory, you'll have ample opportunities to pursue research in a topic you're passionate about. Our undergraduate research projects (URPs) are supported by grants from industry, the National Science Foundation, and the University. And students with approved URPs earn a stipend, too!


Many scholarships are solely for engineering students. You may be eligible to save up to thousands of dollars each year in tuition costs.

Graduate School

If you've already earned your baccalaureate degree and are seeking entry to graduate school, start at Montana Tech. Every major in the School of Mines and Engineering is also available as a graduate school program.

School of Mines & Engineering

Alumni Spotlight

To find a school that offered so much, for so little, was very important to me. I was able to have a job throughout my college career, and I graduated with no student loans.

-Brian Smyth, Power Engineer, R&D, TE for Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
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