Mining engineering is an engineering discipline that applies science and technology to the extraction of minerals from the earth. It also involves aspects of other disciplines such as metallurgy, geology, geotechnical engineering etc.

Depending on the country, undergraduate courses in this field are either three or four years long, with a further one or two years for postgraduation.

Top Colleges 
Rank College/University Country
1 Colorado School of Mines < href='' > United States
2 Curtin University < href='' > Australia
3 McGill University < href='' > Canada
4 The University of Western Australia < href='' > Australia
5 The University of Queensland < href='' > Australia
6 University of New South Wales < href='' > Australia
7 Queen's University at Kingston < href='' > Canada
8 Universidad de Chile < href='' > Chile
9 University of British Columbia < href='' > Canada
10 Pennsylvania State University < href='' > United States

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