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My Take On TU: Merging Academic Interests

When Ty Jones (BS ’17) of Memphis, Tennessee, was filling out college applications, he Googled the best petroleum engineering schools in the country. Search results showed The University of Tulsa was among the top three. TU’s history as a petroleum engineering leader worldwide was appealing, and he liked what he saw during his campus tour. Once at TU, Jones switched his major to mechanical engineering to learn about different types of technology and widen his view of engineering. “In mechanical engineering, you’re still able to do petroleum engineering,” he says. “It’s pretty much a win-win situation.”