M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Science

University of Kansas

12 months
20312 USD/year
18674 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Graduate students in Environmental Science at the University of Kansas pursue coursework and research in a wide variety of areas, which include: Air quality, Water quality, Water treatment.


About this Degree

The MS degree program in Environmental Science at the University of Kansas is open to full-time and part-time graduate students.  Students may start their graduate studies in the fall, spring or summer semester. 

A bachelor’s degree in a field of science is required for admission to the MS degree program in environmental science.

Candidates for the MS degree in environmental science have 2 options. Option A requires 30 credit-hours including a thesis of 6 to 10 hours and a final oral examination including defense of the thesis. Option B requires 30 hours including a 3- or 4-hour special problem investigation in the specialization and a final examination. It does not require a thesis.

Programme Structure

  • The MS degree in environmental science requires an understanding of chemical, biological, and physical principles of environmental engineering processes, i.e., satisfactory completion of CE 770, CE 772, CE 773 and CE 774 or equivalent.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA is required for admission into any of the graduate degree programs in the CEAE department.
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendations
  • GRE Exam Scores
  • Resume and Statement of Purpose
  • International applicants who are non-native English speakers must meet KU’s English proficiency requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20312 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18674 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8202 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Annual tuition for 18 credits

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 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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