Undergraduate students in the PGE department receive a strong education, empowering them to become leaders in the energy field. In this section, learn more about the top-rated undergraduate petroleum and geosystems program plus the value of a UT education, the abundant campus activities, why everyone is talking about Austin and the career opportunities available to you post-graduation. The section also provides the guidelines for admission and all the details on how to apply.
If you are interested in applying as a transfer student, this section contains information about this process. There are several options to apply as a transfer.
Internal transfer – you are a current UT student who wants to transfer into PGE
External transfer – you are at another institution and want to apply to UT PGE
Transfer through CAP – you are a CAP student transferring to UT after 1 year
ACC to UT – a new program launched in spring 2013
The Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering (PGE) Department's leading undergraduate program provides a tight-knit environment for students to learn and develop in one of the nation's fastest growing cities, Austin, Texas. With a state-of-the-art learning excellence center and dedicated faculty who have written the books on petroleum engineering, UT PGE students receive a strong and rewarding educational experience. In addition, students have many opportunities to develop their petroleum engineering skills and knowledge outside of the classroom, including student organizations, camps and internships with industry.
|STUDENTS ADMITTED FOR FALL 2012|
|Number of Students||93|
|Average High School Rank||Top 7%|
The University of Texas at Austin is home to 50,000 students who are all different in their interests and backgrounds. They are a community of talented and open-minded individuals who come together to change the world after leaving UT Austin. The University of Texas at Austin offers student services and support to ensure success during a student’s college tenure. Once on campus, students will have access to the resources of a tier-one research institution, within a small-community in the PGE department.
Welcome to Austin - the thriving State Capital of Texas! In the past, Austin was a pleasant surprise for engineering students and visitors from out of town, but the city's great weather, friendly atmosphere, and strong economy are no longer secrets. In 2012, Forbes magazine ranked Austin as the #7 best place for business and careers, #3 in job growth, and #11 for best city for singles.
The University of Texas at Austin offers an outstanding education at a reasonable cost, compared to other institutions of its caliber. Kiplinger’s named UT the 24th-best value public university in the country. For more information visit the "Be A Longhorn" site, which offers estimates of total undergraduate tuition cost.
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