M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Virginia Tech

12 months
18942 USD/year
18942 USD/year
9398 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Environmental Sciences and Engineering program of Virginia Tech is designed to prepare undergraduates with a science background to work with engineers in various fields including, water supply, wastewater management, public health, watershed management, stream protection, groundwater remediation and air resource management. 


Key facts:

  • Appropriate disciplines include, but are not limited to biology, chemistry, geology, agronomy, soil science and environmental science. A wide range of courses can be taken to fulfill the degree requirements, depending on the background and interests of the student. 
  • The purpose of the core curricula of the Environmental Sciences and Engineering program of Virginia Tech is to develop an understanding of the applicable chemical, physical, biological, and mathematical modeling fundamentals and then teach students how to apply these principles, along with their previous scientific training, to the solution of environmental problems. Appropriate employment is with consulting firms, regulatory agencies, municipalities and industry.

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.


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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