A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for locating, extracting, processing and refining crude petroleum and natural gas, including prospecting instruments and equipment, mining and drilling systems, processing and refining systems and facilities, storage facilities, transportation systems, and related environmental and safety systems.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Texas A & M University-College Station||205||2%||$21,051|
|2||The University of Texas at Austin||150||1%||$26,156|
|3||Texas Tech University||148||2%||$21,601|
|4||Colorado School of Mines||147||12%||$30,603|
|5||University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus||124||2%||$23,441|
|6||Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus||99||1%||$33,592|
|7||University of Tulsa||85||9%||$51,035|
|8||Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College||82||1%||$23,227|
|9||Montana Tech of the University of Montana||67||17%||$18,724|
|10||Missouri University of Science and Technology||59||3%||$21,798|
|11||West Virginia University||52||1%||$18,375|
|12||University of Louisiana at Lafayette||50||2%||$19,035|
|13||University of Southern California||47||0%||$62,180|
|15||University of Wyoming||36||1%||$18,145|
|16||University of Houston||31||0%||$22,463|
|17||New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology||28||10%||$18,762|
|18||University of Alaska Fairbanks||24||2%||$16,484|
|19||University of Kansas||23||0%||$22,277|
|21||University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus||7||0%||$32,126|
|22||University of North Dakota||4||0%||$21,162|
|23||Texas A & M University-Kingsville||4||0%||$20,423|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Petroleum Engineering 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.