The Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering (MSESE) is part of the College of Science. It is internationally renowned for its academic programs in the fundamental and applied Earth Sciences and Engineering. The MSESE has earned its international reputation by providing the engineering and minerals industry with highly trained graduates, conducting state-of-the-art research, and offering continuous public service to Nevada and the nation. Mackay offers high quality, personal education for students interested in math and science. It seeks to provide a student-focused and student-friendly atmosphere with small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio.