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Environmental Studies, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Alma, MI, United States
With a 200-acre ecological site, rural farming communities and natural streams, rivers and wilderness locations in our surrounding area, Alma College is uniquely situated for extraordinary research opportunities in Environmental Studies.
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Overview

The Environmental Studies program at Alma College engages students in interdisciplinary work in environmental science, health, economics and policy. Real-world research is stressed, with opportunities for domestic or study-abroad internships.

Students in the Environmental Studies program have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to real-world problems through established connections with the community, such as the ongoing Pine River cleanup project in St. Louis.

Career

Graduates of the environmental studies program are prepared to pursue professions or graduate work in various fields, including environmental policy and law, sustainable business enterprise, public and environmental health and teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Intro to Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Geology
  • Environmental Health
  • Global Health Perspectives
  • Scientific Writing and Methods
  • Toxicology
  • Watershed Hydrology
  • Risk Assessment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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General Requirements

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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