2023 Petroleum Engineering Cost
There are about 3,713 students enrolled in Petroleum Engineering in the USA.
Compared to national avg.
Median degree cost
Vs. National Avg.
Petroleum engineering is the 328th most expensive degree in the US, with a median cost of $21,493 amongst the top 50 programs (just ahead of #329, Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology, with a median cost of $21,367).
The Great Lakes have the most expensive colleges with top 50 petroleum engineering programs led by Marietta College with an annual cost of $35,030. Colorado is the most expensive state for petroleum engineering led by Colorado School of Mines.
Public schools with good programs by and large charge 73.86% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 35.06% less than the median private school. So be sure to look into public shools in your state ASAP.
The most high-priced option in the top 25 is University of Tulsa. The most affordable option in the top 100 is The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. It costs just $5,707 per year, and it's ranked 20th for its petroleum engineering program. Another more affordable option would be #6, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA with a cost of $8,038 for in-state students and $8,038 for out-of-state students.