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The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering (“MPGE”), located within the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy, is one of the oldest and ranks among the top five programs in the nation. MPGE’s rigorous curriculum prepares students for work in a far-reaching industry that supports much of the heartland. Students receive a firm foundation in contemporary oil and gas issues, extraction methods, engineering processes, resource development and advanced course work in the three primary petroleum engineering specializations: Drilling Engineering, Production Engineering and Reservoir Engineering.

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Current Students: Apply for Scholarships

CASH Now Open

The Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub (CASH) is now open for 2018-2019 scholarships. The deadline to submit scholarship applications is February 1, 2018.

CASH includes financial aid scholarships, college-wide scholarships, general OU scholarships, departmental scholarships, many study abroad scholarships, as well as Campus Awards. Current undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for scholarships through CASH.

Completing CASH qualifies students for hundreds of scholarships based on major, need, essays, special criteria, and merit, among many other factors. For questions about CASH and the scholarship process, please email

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High School Seniors: Apply to The University of Oklahoma

Application Available

If you are interested in Petroleum Engineering, you are looking at the right University. Through experiences that include research, internships, innovative, instruction, modern labs and mentoring from faculty and industry leaders our students gain the technical competence and intellectual perspectives needed to grow and succeed professionally. MPGE graduates are highly sought after and hold leadership positions throughout the oil and gas industry.

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NOW Online Graduate Programs in Natural Gas Engineering

Natural Gas Engineering Degree Online

We now offer an M.S. in Natural Gas Engineering & Management in an online format and a Graduate Certificate in Natural Gas Technology that is available on campus and online. Both programs are perfect for those seeking to further their education in the growing field of natural gas without interruption to their career and family life.

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Faculty Position Open

Now Hiring Faculty

We are is in an ambitious, multi-year period of growth and renewal. As part of this expansion, applications are being sought to fill an Assistant to Associate Professor tenure track faculty position. Qualified applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, references and sample publications through this link: Initial screening begins September 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. For additional questions, contact Sonya Grant at

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