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Environmental Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno

48 months
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22922 USD/year
22922 USD/year
7268 USD/year
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About

The B.S. in Environmental Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno teaches students to apply basic science and engineering principles to solve environmental problems. The curriculum prepares students for the responsible and sustainable management of natural resources.

Overview

The Environmental Engineering program offered by University of Nevada, Reno prepares student to 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.

Graduates with B.S. in Environmental Engineering from University of Nevada, Reno will be able to:

  • Apply their engineering knowledge and problem-solving skills in a professional environment
  • Understand and design environmental engineering systems
  • Continue their education through graduate studies or ongoing professional development hours
  • Contribute to society at large through an understanding of and ability to communicate technical, social, environmental and ethical issues
  • Be aware of contemporary issues and engage in life-long learning

Careers

Environmental engineers can enjoy a range of career paths and work environments. They may work in an office setting, collaborating with planners and other engineers to develop new projects. They may consult with businesses or lawyers, providing expertise on environmental impact, or they may work outdoors analyzing samples or doing quality control.

Environmental engineers face strong demand for their skills on the job market, nationwide, as concerns about water use, climate change and pollution are on the rise. With accelerating population growth and limited resources, environmental engineers are taking a more prominent role, with issues surrounding water quality and water availability at the forefront.

Programme Structure

    Courses include:
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers
  • Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Natural and Engineered Environmental Systems
  • Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Lecture
  • Environmental Engineering Systems: Principles and Design
  • Computer-Assisted Problem Solving
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Introduction to Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Economy
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Engineering Communication and Societal Integration
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Quantitative Water Quality Analysis
  • Project Management Principles
  • Design of Water Treatment Systems
  • Design of Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Systems
  • Environmental Chemistry Concepts and Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
79
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to an undergraduate degree program as a regular freshman student, you must be a graduate from an approved or accredited high school (GED certificate may not be used for admission) and satisfy the below requirements:

  • Required high school courses: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • GPA in the academic core courses: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • Standardized test scores are required for admission to the University of Nevada, Reno. The University accepts the ACT and SAT scores.
  • If you are a student who does not meet our academic GPA requirements, but have graduated with an Advanced Diploma from a Nevada high school, you will be granted admission to the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22922 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22922 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7268 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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