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Petroleum Engineering

University of North Dakota

24 months
Duration
25160 USD/year
18870 USD/year
12580 USD/year
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About

Dig deeper: Conduct research to solve urgent industry challenges, at University of North Dakota's only Petroleum Engineering program.

Overview

North Dakota is a leader in producing oil from unconventional sources. The Bakken Formation is the second-largest producer of oil in the U.S. UND's master's degree in petroleum engineering, backed by leading industry participants, produces engineers ready work in the oil industry.

Why Earn a Master's in Petroleum Engineering at University of North Dakota?

The master's in petroleum engineering program at the University of North Dakota will prepare you to address challenges in the oil field. Our graduate students are conducting petroleum research in:

  • Geomechanics, production and reservoir studies of hydraulic fracturing.
  • Re-fracturing for optimization of production from unconventional shales.
  • Data driven modeling in unconventional reservoirs.
  • Petrophysical and geochemical analysis of shale oil.
  • Geophysics and seismic analysis of unconventional reservoirs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geomechanics, production and reservoir studies of hydraulic fracturing.
  • Studies on re-fracturing for optimization of production from unconventional shales.
  • Data driven modelling in unconventional reservoirs.
  • Petrophysical and geochemical analysis of shale oil.
  • Geophysics and seismic analysis of unconventional reservoirs.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

M.Eng. Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering or closely related field.
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5 or a GPA of at least 2.75 for the last two years.
  • Applicants holding degrees from non-ABET accredited programs/universities must submit scores from the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination.

M.S. Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering or closely related field
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 for the last two years.
  • Applicants holding degrees from non-ABET accredited programs/universities must submit scores from the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25160 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18870 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12580 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 15,977.04 USD per year

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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