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At a Glance
Mewbourne College's study abroad programs provide students with transformative, lifelong experiences. Students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the cultures of Romania, France and Italy.
We are home to two nationally ranked programs. Our petroleum engineering program is ranked number 4 in the nation and our geosciences program is consistently ranked in the top quartile.
Our petroleum engineer grauduates make an average of $84K annualy while our geoscientist graduates make an average of $75K a year.
Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering
The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering (MPGE) is ranked amongst the top for petroleum education. Students of MPGE can expect an education unparalleled to others with industry responsive curriculum, state-of-the-art laboratories, renowned faculty, a multicultural environment, opportunity for hands-on learning and engagement with top industry professionals. MPGE is dedicated to student success, and its long history of excellence is proof of that. A number of graduates from our programs have gone on to become CEO’s of major oil and gas companies, and seven MPGE alumni have served as president of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
School of Geosciences
Founded in 1900 by Charles Gould, the School of Geosciences has been a leader in the geosciences research and education for over a century. Today, the School's 23 faculty, six emeritus and three cooperating faculty mentor a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students in various B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs. The School has traditionally been a global leader in education and research in topics related to hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation, but now includes research programs spanning aspects of organic, inorganic and environmental geochemistry, and hydrochemistry, planetary geology, structure and geophysics of earthquakes and induced seismicity, near-field and crustal-scale geophysics, paleoecology and paleoclimate, paleomagnetism, and mineralogy/petrology.