Mining and Metallurgical Engineering

Nevada knows Mining and Metallurgical Engineering best

Mining today is a major contributor to the State's economy and Nevada's program in Mining and Metallurgical Engineering is only one of 13 programs available in the United States.  Demand for Mining and Metallurgical Engineers is at an all-time high with students receiving multiple job offers and starting salaries at $65,000 or more with signing bonuses of up to $10,000.

Degree Programs

Mining Helmet Your mining degree options have expanded with the newly included Metallurgical Engineering program.

Mining Research

Mining Student in front of a computer Nevada is a national leader in generating the industry's most impactful research.


Gold Bars The Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering is part of the Mackay School.

Our Faculty

Mining students in lab At the Mackay School, we pride ourselves on our renowned faculty who are widely respected in their fields.

Student Resources

Mining student Find the information you need to maximize your academic experience in the MME program.

Contact Us

Contact Mining Engineering Department (0173)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6961

Fax (775) 784-4594

Room 266