M.Sc. On Campus Online

Environmental Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

12 months
28980 USD/year
28980 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Environmental Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute is designed with your unique needs in mind.


Key Features

The flexible curriculum of the Environmental Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute lets you focus on your interests and goals in areas like physicochemical treatment processes, treatment of industrial wastes, and storm water quality control.

In addition, your thesis or non-thesis degree can be pursued part- or full-time through evening courses online, on-campus, or both, so this degree fits seamlessly into your already busy life.

WPI’s MS in Environmental Engineering puts you in the driver’s seat when it comes to choosing the direction of your environmental engineering graduate studies.

Engaging in cutting-edge research and in-course projects at WPI you’ll gain a more advanced understanding of the technical and professional aspects of protecting public health and preserving our environment.

Programme Structure

Available online and on-campus, part-time or full-time, your degree will include a range of theoretical and practical courses that suit your interests, such as 

  • Geohydrology
  • Biosystems in Environmental Engineering
  • Contaminant Fate and Transport.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
165 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Application fee of $70
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required
  • GRE: Required for all international applicants; recommended for all others. Waived for WPI students and alumni. There are no minimum GRE scores, but the average for admitted students is typically 150 verbal, 165 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical
  • TOEFL / IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 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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Updated over a year ago

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