B.A. On Campus

Environmental Studies

Washington and Lee University

48 months
56170 USD/year
56170 USD/year
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The Program in Environmental Studies at Washington and Lee University, leading to either a BA or a minor, teaches students to develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the relationship between humans and the environment. 


The Environmental Studies Program curriculum at Washington and Lee University allows students to develop interdisciplinary expertise and an understanding of how insights from different disciplines complement each other.  

Key facts:

Students develop a comprehensive understanding of the causes, consequences, and solutions to environmental problems. At the same time, the elective tracks also provide for a more focused look at a particular field within environmental studies. This is not only a unique academic experience, but also one that expands the students’ ability as citizens to be aware of the scientific, ethical, and policy issues they will face in their local communities, their professions and in their broader world community

It requires an understanding of the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The major has 5 elective tracks from which to choose:  

  • Climate Change
  • Conservation Biology
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Water Resources

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Environmental Service Learning
  • Dynamics of Biological Systems
  • Ecological Modeling and Conservation Strategies
  • Aquatic Ecology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Common Application or QuestBridge Application
  • A signed Early Decision Agreement - this is included in the Common Application for ED applicants
  • An official copy of your high school transcript
  • Official score reports from the SAT or ACT
  • Two Teacher recommendations
  • One recommendation letter from your guidance or college counselor
  • The Common Application Secondary School Report form, completed by your guidance or college counselor

Tuition Fee

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    56170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56170 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    56170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56170 USD per year during 48 months.


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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