12 months
1030 USD/credit 30900 USD/year
1030 USD/credit 30900 USD/year
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The Renewable and Clean Energy program from University of Dayton will help you to grow your passion for clean energy and sustainability, develop your skills to design, optimize, and manage renewable energy systems, and assess and improve the energy efficiency of existing systems.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Climate change represents an existential threat to civilization. When you join our renewable and clean energy engineering master's program (RCL), you’ll be committing to developing solutions for this challenge, which affects every person and all life on our planet, to help create a world with a sustainable future.

RCL attracts the best and brightest from around the globe, with students coming from over 30 countries, including Fulbright scholars from places like Afghanistan, Indonesia, Brazil, Haiti, and Upper Mongolia. The Renewable and Clean Energy program from University of Dayton has developed clean energy and sustainability professionals serving as leaders in their profession, communities, regions and nations.

You will also grow in your ability to be agents of change in your local, regional, and national communities. In-depth courses in solar engineering, geothermal engineering, wind engineering, biofuels, building and industrial energy efficiency develop, and energy data analytics. Project-based experiences linked to industrial and governmental partners are included in nearly every course. Whether you are on-campus or remote, you will be able to become involved in clean energy and sustainability research with our faculty.

Career Outlook and Highlights 

Learn about our graduates and what they are doing by joining our UD Energy Alumni Group Linked-In. Our graduates are working with energy service companies, energy utilities in energy reduction and renewable energy roles, renewable energy development and installation companies, local governmental or national energy and/or sustainability management roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials Advanced Energy Applications. 
  • Advanced Thermodynamics. 
  • Petrochemical Power.
  • Bio fuel Production Processes.
  • Energy Systems Engineering. 
  • Building Energy Informatics. 
  • Solar Energy Engineering. 
  • Geothermal Energy Engineering. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  • A personal statement or résumé.
  • Results from the GRE are not required. However, candidates are welcome to submit a score in support of their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1030 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1030 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dayton

880 - 1352 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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