Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a petroleum engineering degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,360 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

35% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,798 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

38% above average compared to other degrees

$ 38,160 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

18% above average compared to other degrees

What do petroleum engineering graduates earn?

Petroleum engineering students make an average of $185,305 per year after graduation. This is 177% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 185,305 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 100% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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