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Graduate Students

Welcome to Graduate Education in Petroleum Engineering

We strive to prepare students to be leaders in industry, government or academia. The field of engineering is continuously evolving and alumni with the advanced education and research skills associated with obtaining graduate degrees have the flexibility, breadth, and depth to become leaders as the problems of tomorrow arise.

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Considering graduate school?

UW’s Petroleum Engineering department is home to 14 faculty and approximately 55 graduate students. Learn more about our M.S. and Ph.D degree options and requirements >

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Are you a current grad student?

We are happy to help answer any questions you have regarding our program and beyond. Browse our resources for current students

Get an accelerated M.S. in Petroleum Engineering: If you're working toward your B.S. in Petroleum Engineering and have a GPA over 3.4, our Quick Start program may be for you.

Quick Start Program

Are you currently working toward your Bachelor's of Science (B.S.) in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Wyoming? Are you interested in pursuing a Master's of Science (M.S.) degree as well and have a GPA above a 3.4?

If so, the Quick Start Program may be for you. This program allows an accelerated path towards completion of an M.S. degree.

Additional questions? Contact us today!

Graduate Admissions – Michele Foist
Petroleum Engineering Department
Engineering Building 4015
(307) 766-4258

Contact Us

Graduate Admissions Coordinator – Michele Foist

Engineering Room 4015


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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