Undergraduate Program

undergrad students

Be an Energy Leader. Be a Longhorn.

The Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering's (PGE) leading undergraduate program provides a tight-knit, strong community for students to learn in one of the nation's fastest growing cities. With a state-of-the-art learning excellence center, high-tech labs and dedicated faculty who have written the books on petroleum engineering, UT PGE students receive a robust 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.

Ranked No. 1 by US News & World Report, UT PGE has a strong connected culture that is influenced by lifelong student and faculty relationships. The department offers two majors: petroleum engineering and geosystems engineering and hydrogeology. We welcome you to UT PGE.

Number of Freshmen  92
Number of Applicants 700
Average High School Rank Top 4%
Underrepresented Communities 34%
Identify as Female 19%
International Students 12%