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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Petroleum Engineering

Fairbanks, AK

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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Petroleum Engineering is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Petroleum engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Oral defense of project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
6
Accepted
2
Enrolled
67%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in engineering or the natural sciences with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$26,201
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships
Career or field-related internships
Federal Work-Study
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown 15.38%

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Conventional and unconventional gas resources development, heavy oil reservoirs (production, completion and stimulation related challenges), oil price models and forecasting, effect of wettability on oil recovery and reservoir simulation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 755880
Fairbanks, AK  99775
United States
Contact Dr. Abhijit Dandekar
Chair
Email: uaf-pete-dept@alaska.edu
Phone: 907-474-7734

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