Setting world-class standards in Petroleum Engineering & Geosciences research, our new College is unique with its access to top-flight facilities and the best faculty and researchers from around the globe. We are looking for students who are both open minded and want to explore cross-border research that has a basic and commercial purpose.

The Department of Petroleum Engineering provides a four-year BS program, as well as MS and PhD programs. The Department of Geosciences provides undergraduate and graduate degrees in Geology, and Geophysics and Environmental Sciences. We offer students attending CPG financial support packages for tuition and housing in addition to, a stipend, health care insurance and other appropriate benefits.

For many reasons, it is a truly remarkable time to become a student at CPG.


Life on and around campus

The university campus offers a wide selection of student facilities including a host of sports and recreation facilities, a cafeteria, a medical centre, a university bookstore and student malls.

The cities of Dhahran, Dammam and Al Khobar are individually different and offer a variety of experiences and activities. These include a range of large malls and excellent restaurants. In addition, The University boasts a private beach, and the Corniche is a popular seaside attraction. The balance of being close to the Arabian Gulf and the causeway to Bahrain is also complemented by the surrounding desert where four wheeled driving and traditional camping help shape the desert experience.