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

  • Lubbock, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 17%83%
    student ratio
  • 77
    total students
  • $6,062 | $14,558
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 16%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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 21
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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

16% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 259
    • Accepted 43
    • Acceptance Rate 16
    • Enrolled 13
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$6,062
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,558
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,655.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 Students77
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnhanced oil recovery; development of shale oil and gas resources; oil and gas reserves, reserve definitions and economics; hydraulic fracturing; drilling and completion optimization
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$235,001

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: 806-834-7894
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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