A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in the development and operation of mines and related mineral processing facilities. Includes instruction in principles of mineral extraction and related geology, mineral field mapping and site analysis, testing and sampling methods, instrument calibration, assay analysis, test equipment operation and maintenance, mine environment and safety monitoring procedures, mine inspection procedures, and report preparation.
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|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Madisonville Community College||48||4%||$5,248|
|2||University of Alaska Fairbanks||18||1%||$20,281|
|3||Wabash Valley College||6||2%||$5,270|
|5||Bluefield State College||1||0%||$9,056|
|6||Northern Wyoming Community College District||1||0%||$14,404|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Mining Technology/Technician program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.