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Rankings

The department's undergraduate program is currently ranked second in the nation and the graduate program is ranked second in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (2023).

#2 undergraduate program By U.S. News and World Report

Ranked 2023

#2 graduate program By U.S. News and World Report

Ranked 2023


Student Enrollment

Enrollment (Fall 2022)
Student Level Number of Students
Undergraduate 298
Master's 55
Doctoral 62
Total Enrollment 415
Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services
as reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded (Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022)
Degree Level Number of Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's 93
Master's 24
Doctoral 17
Total Degrees Awarded 134
Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services

Demographics

Student Demographics (Undergraduate and Graduate, Fall 2021)
International Students Domestic Students
24.2% 75.8%
Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services

Faculty

With a high-quality student body and outstanding faculty, the department is well poised to achieve its mission of excellence. Some indicators of our faculty recognition include:

  • 36 total faculty
  • 14 Professors
  • 6 Associate professors
  • 1 Assistant professor
  • 1 Research professor
  • 11 Professors of Practice
  • 3 Lecturers

Faculty Recognition

  • 2 National Academy of Engineering Members
  • 1 University Distinguished Professor
  • 3 Regents Professors
  • 6 Society of Petroleum Engineers honorary members
  • 18 Society of Petroleum Engineers distinguished members

Research Areas