M.Eng. On Campus

Petroleum Engineering

University of Tulsa

12 months
1310 USD/credit 39300 USD/year
1310 USD/credit 39300 USD/year
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Petroleum Engineering focuses at University of Tulsa on the development, exploration, drilling, production and management of oil and natural gas resources and other minerals. Based on the solid fundamentals of math, physics and chemistry, a petroleum engineering degree includes education in geology and a proper blend of fluid and solid mechanics.


Internationally recognized as having one of the top petroleum engineering graduate programs in the country, the McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering has more than 500 students.

The programme

Petroleum Engineering graduates at University of Tulsa plan and supervise drilling operations and evaluate and manage oil and natural gas reservoirs. They are qualified to work at an oil company, establish a consulting business or become an independent oil producer. Opportunities exist for travel and work overseas.

While teaching is the major goal, the McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering is also committed to discovery of new concepts and technologies in drilling, production and reservoir engineering. The program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

Graduate students learn advanced petroleum production concepts and collaborate on multi-disciplinary research projects to continue the development of their petroleum engineering skill set and professional careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Petroleum Economics and Property Evaluation
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Well Construction and Completion Design
  • Production Engineering
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Artificial Lift Systems
  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering
  • Well Test Analysis
  • Reservoir Simulation
  • Two Phase Flow Modeling
  • Advanced Drilling
  • Geostatistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students are advised to allow at least two to three months to complete the entire procedure. 


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Graduate School application
  • Statement of Purpose (admission essay).Standard Prompt (500-750 words): 1) Describe your research interests and professional goals. 2) How is TU’s graduate program best suited to help you accomplish these goals? Be specific about how your specialized interests align with TU’s available specialties.
  • Certain programs have customized prompts that are detailed in the Special Application Requirements below.
  • 2 – 3 letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your academic potential.
  • Most programs require a minimum of two letters with a third being optional, but strongly encouraged. Number of letters will be assigned following submission of online application form.
  • Transcripts from all universities attended
  • GRE General Test results
  • $60 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1310 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    39300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1310 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Oklahoma City

911 - 1456 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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