Texas Tech University

Undergraduate Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How can I make an advising appointment?

When are students accepted into the program?

Every December so they can start the Petroleum coursework that Spring.

How many students are accepted?

The Petroleum Engineering program is a highly competitive application process. We are only able to accept 98 students every December.

How do I ensure I am accepted into the program?

There is no guarantee you will be accepted into the program. To be considered you must have a minimum of 3.00 Texas Tech Institutional GPA, as well as all of the foundational curriculum finished. A faculty committee reviews all applicants carefully and chooses the top 98 students out of the applicant pool.



Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering