Bachelor On Campus


Saint Cloud State University

48 months
17432 USD/year
9848 USD/year
8891 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students who major in Hydrology at Saint Cloud State University strive to understand the critical role of Earth's waters and how it is tested daily by population growth and a technological society.


Through courses in math, physics, hydrology and geology you'll learn about the interaction between surface water and the water underground. At the major in Hydrology at Saint Cloud State University you'll use lab work and fieldwork to acquire the skills to manage water use and quality and to learn how water shapes landscapes. You will study streams, contaminants, floods, wells and aquifers. Most importantly, you'll learn about the impact of humans on water and the Earth's environment.

Program Highlights

  • Small classes; 10-20 students in major courses.
  • Active Hydrology Club works to build professional networks, arrange field trips and speakers, and plan social activities.
  • Senior project provides practical research experience at other universities or federal laboratories.
  • Internships through state and county agencies and private industry.
  • Classes taught by faculty with doctorates in hydrology and geology who have developed research projects in locations such as Antarctica and New Zealand.
  • Opportunity to apply learning through research work with state-of-the-art equipment including a wave tank, stream table, meteorological and hydrological field measurement stations and hydrologic computer-modeling software.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Physical Hydrology
  • Introductory Meteorology
  • Physical Hydrogeology
  • Surface Hydrology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National applications are accepted and acted upon until the enrollment class is full.


120 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an application
  • Submit your secondary school grade reports
  • If applicable, submit your international university transcripts
  • If applicable, submit your U. S. transcripts
  • Provide proof of English proficiency
  • Provide financial documentation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17432 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9848 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9848 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8891 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8891 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Saint Cloud

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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