Application for Petroleum Engineering
We’re excited that you have taken an interest in Petroleum Engineering at Marietta College. As the top-rated liberal-arts petroleum engineering program in the United States, our mission is to graduate well-rounded baccalaureate petroleum engineers who are prepared for positions in the petroleum industry or graduate school, and for life-long learning, professional development, and a career as a professional engineer and leader in the global petroleum industry.
Admission Policy for Petroleum Engineering
The recommended admission expectations for the Petroleum Engineering Program are a minimum of a 3.40 (on a 4.0 scale) high school grade point average (GPA) coupled with a 25 ACT in mathematics and a 24 ACT overall or a 610 SAT in mathematics and 1180 SAT overall. Since Marietta College is test-optional, these are only recommended scores.
Petro Application Timeline
|Oct.9||Pre-decision Day Review||First Review|
|Oct. 30||Pre-decision Day Review||Second Review|
|Nov. 14-16||Decision Day Review||Day of Decision Day Review|
|Day Of Nov. 15||Decision Day||All Accepted Students w/Petro Major|
|Dec. 4||Rolling Decisions||Post-Thanksgiving|
|Dec. 18||Rolling Decisions||Pre-Winter Break|
|Jan. 15||Rolling Decisions||Post-Winter Break|
|Jan. 29||Rolling Decisions||2 x's/month|
|Feb. 12||Rolling Decisions||2 x's/month|
|Feb. 26||Rolling Decisions||2 x's/month|
|March 12||Rolling Decisions||2 x's/month|
|March 26||Rolling Decisions||2 x's/month|
|April 16||Rolling Decisions||2 x's/month|
|April 30||Rolling Decisions||2 x's/month|
|May 1||As Received||Space Availability|
AccreditationThe Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology offers a B.S. degree program in petroleum engineering that is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Committee (EAC) of ABET, Inc., a federation of 28 professional and technical societies that is recognized as a U.S. accreditor of college and university programs.