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Ph.D. On Campus

Environmental Engineering

The University of Arizona

48 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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The Environmental Engineering program from University of Arizona is one of the top ranked graduate engineering programs at UA, and highly ranked nationally. 

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Key Features

The Environmental Engineering program from University of Arizona has long-standing strengths in water and wastewater treatment science and technology as well as technology transfer, hazardous waste treatment, development of environmentally-friendly technologies for industry, and atmospheric research. 

Owing to the multidisciplinary strengths of Environmental Engineering, students participate in research collaborations with numerous other programs such as Chemical Engineering, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, Civil Engineering, Mining and Geological Engineering, and Environmental Science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Water Chemistry for Engineers 
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory 
  • Environmental Transport Processes 
  • Water Treatment System Design 
  • Wastewater Treatment System Design 
  • Microbiology for Engineers
  • Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


63 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose—indicating the academic and professional goals you hope to achieve in pursuit of this program of study. 
  • Unofficial electronic copies of transcripts from previous academic work. Official Transcripts will be required prior to matriculation. Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, civil engineering, environmental science, chemistry or physics, for admission into the program, with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.
  • Resume—publications and time spent in a research lab make a much stronger application.
  • For international applicants, official scores from TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, CEFR or other accepted English Proficiency exam. See below for exemptions to this requirement.
  • GRE is optional and is not required for consideration. Official scores from the GRE (university code is 4832, environmental engineering code is 1103.
  • Minimum of three letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
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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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