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Civil and Environmental Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #703 (BCR) , NV,
Environmental engineers use their expertise to improve human health, the environment and quality of life. For example, environmental engineers may help purify drinking water, prevent water pollution or develop strategies to manage toxic or hazardous waste.


The primary focus of our environmental engineering program is water quality and water availability. However, we also offer a number of elective courses relating to air quality, solid waste management and renewable energy.

Environmental engineers apply scientific and engineering principles to preserve, restore, and sustain the natural environment while maintaining clean air, water, and land resources. For example, environmental engineers provide safe drinking water supplies, prevent pollution of the aquatic environment, study the fate and transport of contaminants, treat contaminated effluents, and restore polluted sites.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers I
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers I
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers Laboratory I
  • Design of Water Treatment Systems
  • Design of Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Systems

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Total Units: 128
  • Cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • University GPA: 2.0
  • Major GPA: 2.0
  • Residency Requirement: 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
  • Major Residency Requirement: 15 Units of Major Requirement at UNR
  • Upper-Division Requirement: 40 Upper-Division Units
  • Half Program Units/4 Year Institution: 64

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Reno

  • 860 - 1230 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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