Environmental Engineering, B.Sc. | Portland State University | Portland, United States
48 months
Duration
671 USD/credit 31369 USD/year
671 USD/credit 31369 USD/year
251 USD/credit 11734 USD/year
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About

The Environmental Engineering program from Portland State University prepares you to change the world for the better. You will study energy systems, water distribution systems, and infrastructure that support sustainability. 

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Overview

You will learn practices that create a healthier and longer lasting world, such as mitigation and clean-up strategies for drinking water and wastewater.

Courses are in chemistry, mathematics, statistics, environmental science, physics, geology, and biology. Our environmental engineering program's curriculum is similar to the civil engineering program.

The sustainability and environmental culture of the Pacific Northwest is part of the major. You will live and learn among the engineering systems we seek to improve. Many are within walking, biking, or transit distance to campus.

Career

Graduates of Environmental Engineering program from Portland State University are analytical and critical thinkers. They learn skills to create solutions to problems that are sustainable and innovative. Environmental engineers make fast and lasting impacts on our communities.

PSU environmental engineering graduates can:

  • Design new stream channels and ecosystems to support improved fish and wildlife habitat.
  • Predict the quantity of water available for human use.
  • Improve the quality of surface water, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, estuaries, and groundwater systems.
  • Design new methods to clean up human pollution caused by industrial activity.
  • Develop methods to improve air quality after contamination by industrial and transportation sources.

Graduates of the program go on to pursue specialized or advanced degrees. They also earn their professional engineering licenses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Unit Operations of Environmental Engineering
  • Chemistry of Environmental Toxins
  • Toxins in the Environment
  • Environmental Chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
71

Credits

187 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
71

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31369 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    31369 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11734 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 251 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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