West Virginia contains one school that offers petroleum engineering programs. West Virginia University has a total student population of 28,898 and is the 995th highest ranked school in America.
Petroleum Engineering students from West Virginia schools who go on to become petroleum engineers, engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 25,540 people working as petroleum engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $119,960.
Also, within the petroleum engineering schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from petroleum engineering, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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