Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering Texas Tech University

Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
16%
84%
student ratio
61
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
11%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Petroleum Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (MSPE)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 28
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 371
    • Accepted 43
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (Verbal and Quantitative), Graduate Certificate in petroleum engineering (for non-petroleum students)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (Verbal and Quantitative)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 22
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American17%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDevelopment of conventional/unconventional oil and gas resources; enhanced oil recovery processes; oil and gas reserves definitions and economics; drilling and completion practices; production engineering and stimulation including latest in hydraulic fracturing technology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$229,212

Location & Contact

Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering

Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
Texas Tech University

Box 43111
Lubbock, TX 79409-3111
United States

Dr. Marshall Watson

Chair

Phone: 806-742-1801
Fax: 806-742-3502
Email: marshall.watson@ttu.edu

Dr. Habib Menouar

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 806-834-3452
Fax: 806-742-3502
Email: habib.menouar@ttu.edu


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