University Name – University of Tulsa
Campus Setting – Large city
Petroleum Engineering Department Name – McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering
Department Website – https://engineering.utulsa.edu/academics/petroleum-engineering/
The University of Tulsa is a private university established in Oklahoma in 1894. With an undergraduate enrollment of 3,478, a campus size of 209 acres, and a student to faculty ratio of 11:1, the University of Tulsa ranked #86 among national universities for 2017 by the US News & World Report. In 2016 it was rated #158 in Forbes’ Best Value Colleges in the USA, and #28 in the south.
The university currently has more than 60 degree programs and a number of institutes of excellence that focus on R & D. These include the Industry Consortium consulting and the Joint Industry Projects.
Instead of an online learning platform, the school instead offers “Harvey”. Harvey is an online network where professors and students can share and collaborate on course material, lectures, and assignments as a means to further the learning experience.
The University of Tulsa currently has more nationally competitive scholarship winners than all Oklahoma schools put together. Students who are currently enrolled and receiving free financial help from the school are a high 94%.
In addition, the school boasts of 10% National Merit Scholars among their student body and an inordinate number of scholarships, grants, and awards compared to other schools. These include 59 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, 17 Fulbright Student Program grants, 11 Harry Truman scholarships, and 2 US Rhodes scholarships.
The University of Tulsa’s Petroleum Engineering program ranks as one of the best in the country. It owns a $16M facility employing the latest cutting-edge technology in the field.
The McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering offers master’s and doctoral degrees. The curriculum’s core coverage are drilling, production, and reservoir engineering.
The University of Tulsa also offers the undergraduate degree program. Its aim is to produce a petroleum engineer graduate who can work as a reservoir, drilling and completions, or productions engineer.
Here are the programs available under this department:
The masteral program’s objective is to develop the student in professional engineering with a focus on technical skills.
The doctoral program’s objective is to educate the students in professional engineering and to develop the ability of petroleum engineer grads to conduct research projects.
To further hone the aptitude of students in applied research, there are currently 10 research consortiums active giving students the chance to be part of a variety of different projects in the industry. Any student, regardless of major, can join in research projects as early as their first year in school. These allow students to be exposed to applied research as well as industry equipments including a drilling simulator and drill well that are onsite at the school for real hands-on experience.
The University of Tulsa ranked 4th among petroleum engineering Graduate schools for 2017 by the U.S. News & World Report.
|Forbes Best Value||#158|
University of Tulsa Petroleum Engineering Degrees Awarded
Estimated Tuition Costs and Living Expenses for the 2016-2017 Academic Year
There was a notable increase of 10% in tuition and fees from 2014-15 but other student expenses remained the same.
|Estimated Expenses||12-13||13-14||14-15||15-16||% Change|
|Tuition and fees||$33,095||$34,835||$35,855||$39,521||10.2%|
|Books and Supplies||$1,200||$1,200||$1,200||$1,200||0.0%|
|- Room and Board||$9,984||$10,476||$10,476||$10,630||1.5%|
|- Room and Board||$8,390||$8,588||$8,588||$8,588||0.0%|
|Off Campus with Family|