The Best Online Doctorate in Petroleum Engineering

The Top 1 Best Online Doctorate in Petroleum Engineering
#1University of North DakotaGrand Forks, North Dakota99

These programs were ranked with eight factors: student-to-faculy ratio, degrees-awarded-in-field ratio, graduation rate, retention rate, percentage of online students, concentrated influence, desirability, and exclusivity. The program's cost grade is determined by the average in-state tuition levels and its percentile distribution compared to other online engineering institutions. Learn more about our methodology

The Best Online Doctorate in Petroleum Engineering Ranking


University of North Dakota

College of Engineering and Mines

University of North Dakota's Online Doctorate in Petroleum Engineering Degrees and Programs
DegreeCredits NeededCompletion Time
PhD - Energy EngineeringLess than a year
PhD - Petroleum EngineeringLess than a yearLess than a year years
General Information+
Key FactAnswer
Total Enrollment13,581 (25% fully online)
Public or PrivatePublic
Number of Online Engineering Programs31
AccreditationRegional: Higher Learning Commission
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$9,736 per year
Average Out-of-State Undergraduate Tuition$15,895 per year
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
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Career Information

Petroleum Engineer Career Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a petroleum engineer career requires a bachelor's degree for entry into the field.

Petroleum Engineer Hourly Wages by Percentile
PercentileHourly Wage
Mean$75 per hour
Tenth Percentile$38 per hour
Twenty-Fifth Percentile$51 per hour
Fiftieth Percentile (Median)$66 per hour
Seventy-Fifth Percentile$93 per hour
Ninetieth Percentilenone provided per hour
Petroleum Engineer Annual Wages by Percentile
PercentileAnnual Wage
Tenth Percentile$79,270
Twenty-Fifth Percentile$107,020
Fiftieth Percentile (Median)$137,720
Seventy-Fifth Percentile$193,430
Ninetieth Percentilenone provided
Petroleum Engineer Employment Outlook 2019-2029
2019 Employment33,400 people
2029 Employment34,400 people
Employment Percent Change from 2019 to 20293%

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