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Environmental Science and Environmental Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Easton, MD, United States
Environmental sustainability has become of paramount concern in the 21st century as society grapples with challenges such as increasing demand for energy and water, climate and land use change, and the knowledge that our planet has limited resources.
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Overview

The programs in environmental science and environmental studies are designed to allow students to study these and other environmental issues using a multidisciplinary approach. 

The programme

Student learn environmental fundamentals across a number of departments on campus, then progress through more specialized courses in their chosen area of study. The program culminates in a capstone project or independent research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Recognizing that the study of the environment transcends the realm of the natural sciences, the mission of the Environmental Studies Program is to provide students with:

  • the capacity to understand the scientific, social, economic, ethical, and political dimensions of environmental system.
  • the opportunities to explore the environment through the creative imagination as inspired by the literary, visual, and performing arts.
  • the ability to influence environmental policy decisions and social change.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Official transcripts and recommendations provided by your secondary school
  • Official results of SAT or ACT scores using Lafayette SAT code 2361 and ACT code 3606.
  • SAT Subject tests. Lafayette recommends but does not require these. Prospective science and engineering majors are encouraged to take the mathematics and science tests.
  • Application fee of $65 USD, which may be submitted electronically if applying online. If you can’t afford this fee, provide a fee waiver or fee waiver request letter from your guidance counselor, school head, or other school official. Students and parents may not submit a fee waiver request directly to the College.
  • TOEFL results. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    50400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Easton

  • 1584 - 2690 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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