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Environmental Engineering

Clarkson University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
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Program description

Environmental Engineering

From the water we drink and the air we breathe, to the soil that produces our life-sustaining vegetation, environmental engineers play a major, and increasingly proactive, role in today's society. As an environmental engineer, you investigate the prevention and control of pollution of all kinds in efforts to deal with global climate change.

As an environmental engineering student at Clarkson, you learn how to develop and implement technologies to solve problems such as meeting clean water supply needs and protecting public health. Other areas of interest and study you will focus on include addressing the issues of acid rain, global warming, and reducing pollution, all while maintaining or improving the quality of life we enjoy.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Common application (
  • Official secondary school transcript, marks sheets, and national exam scores (if applicable)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of your current passport
  • SAT or ACT score reports
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports
  • Duolingo English Test score 115

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Program content

Take Courses Such As:

  • Geology For Engineers
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Intro to Environmental Engineering
  • Human Exposure Analysis
  • Sustainable Development Engineering
  • Solid Waste Management and Landfill Design

Environmental Engineering Major Curriculum

For more information please visit the University website.

Continuing studies

As an environmental engineering major, you have the opportunity to pursue many careers upon graduation. Some of those careers include

  • environmental engineering consulting
  • environmental process design
  • environmental compliance for private industry
  • research within academia, government or private organizations
  • jobs at the municipal, county, state or federal level

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About this institute

Clarkson University

Over our 120+-year history, Clarkson has honed an ecosystem that lets you design your rigorous academics, research and social life to intentionally collide with your own personal passions to create a powerful learning experience.  If you like to roll-up your...

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Why study at Clarkson University

  • Top 10 in the nation for universities that increase salaries the most.
  • A Clarkson degree will increase your earnings by 42% on average (Brookings Institute).
  • The newly renovated Cheel Campus Center and Arena offers state-of-the-art features, including fitness and gym space, and ice hockey facilities.

Contact info

Clarkson University

8 Clarkson Ave
13699 Potsdam New York
United States of America

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