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Environmental Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Albemarle, NC, United States
Through our Environmental Science degree program, students explore relationships between plants, animals, humans, and our shared environment while developing as a scientist, gaining valuable skills and knowledge, both in the lab and in our expansive "outdoor classroom".  
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This interdisciplinary curriculum — rooted in biology and chemistry and complemented by the study of public policy, ethics, law and business — prepares you for a career in the rapidly growing field of environmental science.


Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • General Biology I
  • Introduction to Environmental
  • General Biology II Science
  • Jr. Research I
  • Conservation Biology
  • Jr. Research II
  • Genetics
  • Sr. Research I
  • Plant Physiology
  • General Ecology
  • Senior Seminar
  • Environmental Studies Internsh
  • Business Statistics, or
  • Probability and Statistics I
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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    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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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

1. Submit an online application.

2. Submit transcripts from all schools attended.

3. Submit an SAT or ACT report (optional)

4. Submit a copy of your passport (page with name and expiration date).

5. Submit proof of financial support to cover the first year's expenses, including living expenses. Contact the Admissions Office for the total amount to be documented. (All currency should be stated in U.S. dollars.) Download the Statement of Financial Support form.  Include copies of bank statements to show availability of funds. (Make copies before submitting to Pfeiffer; they will be needed again for the visa application.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Albemarle

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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