University of California - Los Angeles

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Environmental Science and Engineering Program


Room 4289 Bunche Hall

Suite C310

Los Angeles, CA 90095

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Environmental Science and Engineering Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Environmental Science and Engineering Program trains environmental scientists, engineers and policy makers in a more interdisciplinary manner than is afforded by traditional Ph.D. programs. Graduates who have earned the Doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering now occupy positions of leadership in government agencies, the private sector, the national laboratories, and public interest groups. The ESE Program is one of the oldest and most successful applied environmental doctorate programs in the nation. Founded by Nobel Laurete, Willard Libby, in 1973, the ESE Program has produced over 230 graduates that have worked in senior positions in places such as the USEPA, Army Corps of Engineers, Disney, CA Air Resources Board, AECOM, Metropolitan Water District, Heal the Bay and the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission.


UCLA is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and by numerous special agencies. Information regarding the University's accreditation may be obtained from the Office of Academic Planning and Budget, 2107 Murphy Hall

International Student Requirements:

International students must take the TOEFL and GRE exams.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): $24,766.78 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): $37,011.78 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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