12 months
44500 USD/year
44500 USD/year
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Graduate students in this Environmental Engineering program may pursue their educational and research interests across departmental lines and draw upon the resources of other departments and schools at Yale University. 


Research and teaching in the program focus on fundamental understanding of the basic chemical, physical, and biological processes underlying environmental engineering and science problems.

Learning outcomes

Areas of research specialization at this Environmental Engineering program at Yale University include: physical and chemical processes for water quality control, aquatic and environmental chemistry, transport and fate of chemical substances in the environment, assessing benign alternative chemicals and materials, environmental engineering microbiology, green engineering and product design, environmental nanotechnology, chemical aspects of wastewater reuse, membrane processes for desalination and water reuse, biological processes for water and energy production, aerosol science and technology, incineration of toxic wastes, industrial ecology, water and sanitation in developing countries, and links between public health, engineering, and sustainability.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  In the first two years of the Ph.D. program students take ten required term courses.
  •  No more than two courses should be Special Investigations, and at least four should be outside the area of the dissertation.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $80 application fee or fee waiver
    • Recommendations from two teachers and one counselor
    • School Report with transcript
    • English proficiency test results - recommended for non-native English-speakers
    • Mid-Year Report & Final Report

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44500 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    44500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44500 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for New Haven

1380 - 2110 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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