B.Sc. On Campus

Environmental and Sustainability Sciences and Economics

48 months
59100 USD/year
59100 USD/year
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Through this Environmental and Sustainability Sciences and Economics combined major at Northeastern University, students will develop an awareness of the intrinsic connection between the environment and economics.


Students in this Environmental and Sustainability Sciences and Economics program at Northeastern University will understand how long-run economic growth is dependent on policies that account for the sustainability and well-being of the environment and that are grounded on environmental science.


Our graduates work across a wide range of disciplines. Student training in the foundations of each major, coupled with extensive training in data science and scientific communication, allows our students to succeed in a range of positions from hydrology to public policy to oceanography.

We have graduates working as environmental lawyers; lobbyists; consultants; planners; data analysts; educators; soil, air, and water quality technicians; veterinarians; foresters; geneticists; bioinformaticians; research divers; aquaculturists; and many more fascinating fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Ecological Economics
  • International Environmental Policy
  • Food Security and Sustainability
  • Sustainable Energy and Climate Solutions
  • Applied Social-Ecological Systems Modeling
  • Advanced Spatial Analysis
  • Economics of Sustainability
  • International Food Policy
  • Energy Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early decision: November 1


128 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

    • Your Common Application or Coalition Application
    • Your application must be submitted by the deadline, along with either the application fee ($75) or a fee waiver request.
    • Your Secondary School Report and Official High School Transcript must be submitted directly from your high school.
    • Optional Standardized Testing.
    • All applicants from US and international high schools will be able to choose to submit standardized testing (SAT or ACT) or not.
    • Non-native English-speaking applicants must continue to submit official results from an approved English Language Test or request a waiver through the Application Status Check. 
    • English Proficiency: All students, regardless of citizenship must demonstrate English language proficiency when applying to Northeastern.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59100 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    59100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59100 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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