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Environmental Science, B.Sc.

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University rank #301 (WUR) , CO,
Global climate change, natural resources management, ozone depletion, sustainable development, acid rain, air and water quality, and solid and hazardous waste management.

About

These are but a few of the better-known issues encompassed by environmental science, an interdisciplinary field that addresses interactions between people and their natural environment.

The Environmental Science Program at DU is designed to provide students with the knowledge and technical skills to identify, analyze and resolve environmental issues from an interdisciplinary perspective. Unlike programs offering degrees in environmental studies, DU's Environmental Science Program is grounded in the physical and natural sciences, providing students with a solid understanding of the physical properties governing the environment. Students learn not only about environmental issues, but how to use science to find solutions to environmental problems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Water Quality of the West
  • Geog & Ecology of Costa Rica
  • Environmental Sci. Internship

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Submit a completed application for admission.
  • We require scores from either the SAT or the ACT. You are free to submit both, but this is not required.
  • Superscore: If you’ve taken either test more than once, we’ll combine the best subscores to create your best possible composite result
  • GPA
  • Whole-Person Assessment
  • Academic Achievement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1372 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    1372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1372 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Denver

  • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

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