M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Engineering

Virginia Tech

12 months
18942 USD/year
18942 USD/year
9398 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The goals of the Environmental Engineering program of Virginia Tech are to educate and prepare engineers for careers in the various fields of environmental engineering design, water supply management, site remediation, environmental modeling, pollution control engineering, water resources engineering, and public health protection. 


Key facts:

  • The Environmental Engineering program of Virginia Tech is open to students from all undergraduate engineering curricula or in a related field of science such as Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Soil Science, Statistics or Geology. It is specifically designed to build upon undergraduate degrees in civil, biological systems, chemical, mechanical, and mining engineering.  
  • Within a few years of program completion, graduates of the ENE program should be able to combine skills gained through academic preparation and post-graduation experience so that they can: Exhibit technical competence through application of engineering knowledge problem-solving skills, and modern tools from multiple areas of environmental engineering practice in the analysis, evaluation, design, and construction of environmental engineering systems and system components.
  • Apply skills of effective communication, teamwork, leadership, and professional and ethical behavior as complements to technical competence. Incorporate economic, environmental, social, and sustainability considerations into the practice of environmental engineering. Continue their technical and professional development, which may include professional licensure, graduate level education, continuing education courses, self-directed study, and participation in conference and committee activities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Schedule Impact Analysis
  • Facility Delivery & Financing
  • Contract Administration and Claims Resolution
  • Built Environment Information Modeling and Processing 
  • Global Virtual Design and Construction
  • Infrastructure Asset Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: UPLOAD a copy of an official transcript into the online application. An official paper copy of the final transcript will be required if you attend and enroll for classes at VT 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A resume and a statement of purpose will be required of you in the electronic application
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL (for international students only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4699 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Blacksburg

1166 - 1906 USD /month
Living costs

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


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