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Environmental and Sustainability Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Worcester, MA, United States
The Environmental and Sustainability Studies program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute gives you the intensive technological and social training to prepare you to solve the complex environmental problems of our time — particularly the consequences of human-induced changes to the environment.
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Overview

Key Features

With hands-on project work and course work fully embedded in the science, technology, and innovation so prevalent in WPI’s culture, in the Environmental and Sustainability Studies program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute you’ll work with engineers, scientists, and social scientists to understand the impact and relevance of making changes in such an intricate system.

While working closely with faculty, peers, and community members, you’ll learn to communicate technical information fluently, and also have the know-how to implement scientifically accurate and culturally sensitive change.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Environmental & Sustainability Studies is interdisciplinary, with course work spanning biology, chemistry, environmental engineering, philosophy, history, and environmental law and policy. Our students are passionate about the global health of people and the environment, so they get involved in projects that have lasting, positive impact on local and international communities.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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:

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete your application through the Common Application
  • School transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation
  • Teacher letter of recommendation (math or science teacher preferred)
  • Submit Test Scores (optional)
  • Personal interviews in support of your application are available on-campus and in a limited number of cities around the world
  • In addition to the regular application process, international (non-immigrant) students must meet certain standards, including proof of English proficiency and financial documentation, to join WPI

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    53100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 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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