Ph.D. On Campus

Engineering - Environment and Water

University of Georgia

48 months
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The Engineering - Environment and Water program at University of Georgia draws from many disciplines to develop new approaches and effective solutions to the major water and environmental challenges of our times.  


The Engineering - Environment and Water program from University of Georgia offers students tremendous flexibility in designing a graduate program that builds in-depth skills and breadth of knowledge in their area of interest.  

Key Features 

  • Students conduct cutting edge research on a wide range of topics including environmental fluid dynamics, hydrology and hydraulics, water resources management and sustainability, marine ecosystem and coastal ocean circulation models, coupled human-natural systems, solid waste, stream and watershed restoration, drinking water and wastewater treatment, diffuse pollution abatement, systems modeling, and life cycle analysis.  
  • The program leverages UGA’s broad strengths in building multidisciplinary teams that include experts in ecology, environmental design, public health, social sciences, and policy.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Environmental Engineering Unit Operations
  • Environmental Engineering Remediation Design
  • Environmental Life Cycle Analysis
  • Ecological Energetics
  • Computational Engineering
  • Environmental River Mechanics
  • Watershed-Scale Modeling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • Completion of a B.S. and M.S. (for Ph.D. applicants) with minimum GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) from an ABET accredited program or program in a related field.  
  • The average undergraduate GPA and graduate GPA of recent accepted students is 3.4 and 3.6, respectively. Average Quantitative GRE scores of recent accepted students range near the 80th percentile.  
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores that are not more than two years old. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 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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