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Environmental Health Sciences

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

48 months
34198 USD/year
34198 USD/year
7020 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The undergraduate major in Environmental Health Sciences offered by University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is designed to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environmental factors that impact human health.


Students may choose to emphasize environmental chemistry, environmental health biology, or environmental physics by selecting those concentrations. Admission into the program requires satisfactory completion of coursework in basic sciences and mathematics. Recent graduates have entered graduate programs in environmental science, microbiology, marine science, applied mathematics, and environmental engineering. Students who pursued employment after completing the B.S.P.H. degree are working in environmental advocacy organizations, environmental consulting firms, industry, and investment banking firms.

Student learning outcomes:

Upon completion of the B.S. in Environmental Health Sciences offered by University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental sciences
  • Describe the relationship between public health and environmental sciences and engineering
  • Identify major issues in environmental sciences and engineering
  • Describe significant regulatory components that have shaped environmental policy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Statistical Inference
  • Environmental Chemistry Processes
  • Principles of Biology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Ecology and Evolution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript(s) from all secondary schools and all colleges or universities attended, including summer sessions and including any online or distance-education classes, regardless if college credit was earned or will transfer
  • Official results from the SAT or the ACT examination
  • Counselor statement and one teacher recommendation (if the candidate is in his or her first year at a new school, a recommendation from the previous school is suggested)
  • Any additional items or information requested in the application or by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
  • RCN Number, if claiming North Carolina residency
For more information, please visit program website.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    34198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17099 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    34198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17099 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3510 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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