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Best Colleges for Petroleum Engineering

Perhaps you were drawn to this list of top petroleum engineering schools because you have always been interested in the extraction of ancient marine organisms from an underground reservoir, or maybe you just noticed the field’s place atop every single “top paying majors” list on the internet. Either way, those drawn to this lucrative area of study will benefit from using our top petroleum engineering programs to guide your college selection. As you can see, many of the Best Colleges for Petroleum Engineering can be found in Texas, Oklahoma, or out West as these geographic regions are among the leading producers of crude oil in the nation.

Click the links below for more information about each college’s petroleum engineering program. Click here to read our methodology.

Colorado School of Mines

Louisiana State University

Marietta College

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Montana Technological University

Penn State University

Texas A&M University

Texas Tech University

University of Houston

University of Kansas

University of Oklahoma

University of Texas at Austin

University of Tulsa

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