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Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering

Did You Know?

The m&m stamp is made from titanium dioxide, a mineral mined in Virginia for decades!

IF IT'S NOT GROWN, IT'S MINED

Mining and the sustainable development, extraction and production of mineral and energy resources is as important today as ever.  Virginia Tech’s Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering is helping students become the next generation of mining engineering leaders! Learn more about mining and engineering and our program.

MINING & MINERALS ENGINEERING BY THE NUMBERS!

Watch the Renovation of Holden Hall!

Learn more about the home of Virginia Tech's Mining and Minerals Engineering Department and the planned changes for the new facility.

VIRGINIA TECH READY: COVID-19 INFORMATION

Plans, updates, and resources for navigating the fall semester

Accreditation

The B.S. program in Mining Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Learn more about the department's accreditation, mission and educational objectives.