M.Sc. On Campus Online

Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

24 months
1505 USD/credit 22575 USD/year
1505 USD/credit 22575 USD/year
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The Water Resources and Environmental Engineering program at Villanova University presents an engineering view of these fields, although students with science backgrounds constitute a significant portion of the total enrollment.


Our Community

Pursuing an engineering master's degree at Villanova University is to become part of a close-knit scholarly community. Professors in the Water Resources and Environmental Engineering program at Villanova University are highly available and engaged in their students' success.

Flexible Options

Most classes are conveniently held in the evenings to allow you to successfully balance work and family while earning your degree. You can participate in class on campus, in real-time (synchronously) via our E-Learning program, or on your own schedule through recorded materials and lectures. Our graduate programs are unique in that you can combine online and on campus options, attending class and participating remotely depending upon your availability and preference. You can also complete your water resources and environmental engineering graduate degree entirely online. Learn more about the opportunities of E-Learning.

Successful Outcomes

Villanova’s Water Resources and Environmental Engineering graduate program alumni work for some of the leading companies in the nation including:

  • Langan Engineering
  • Jacobs 
  • Michael Baker International
  • Pennoni
  • Philadelphia Water Department

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Lake, Stream & Wetland Ecology
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Hydraulics & Hydrology
  • Water Resource Planning & Management
  • Railway Engineering
  • Design of Bridges

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must demonstrate the ability to master graduate-level studies. The evaluation is based on a review of the formal application submitted, transcripts from all previous colleges attended, and letters of recommendation.
  • All International applicants (unless he/she has earned a degree from a 4-year US college or university) must also provide evidence of adequate proficiency in the English language determined by: TOEFL or IELTS examination scores
  • GRE (General Test) scores – A minimum score of 305 (combining verbal and quantitative sections) is required for admission. The minimum acceptable GRE quantitative score is 155.   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22575 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1505 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22575 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1505 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

800 - 1300 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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