Graduate studies in Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University emphasize the understanding of fundamental scientific and engineering principles to manage and solve environmental problems in natural and engineering systems. The instructional program is designed to develop strong analytical, design, and management capabilities in the application of biological, chemical and physical processes. Students are prepared for careers in consulting and design, environmental monitoring and management, or teaching and research. Research focuses on hazardous substances, environmental microbiology, fundamentals of transport processes in the environment, environmental chemistry, and groundwater and surface water resources.

The School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering offers Master of Science (M.S.), Master of Engineering (Coursework Only), (MEng), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Environmental Engineering. The program is tailored to individual student needs and professional goals. A diversity of faculty interests, broadened and reinforced by cooperation between CBEE and other engineering departments and research centers on campus, makes tailored individual programs possible.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Fall Term
Required Tests
  • None

GRE scores are not required to apply for admission.

English Language Requirements ?
  • TOEFL iBT: 92
  • TOEFL Paper: 550
  • IELTS: 6.50

MEng: TOEFL iBT 80 (18 subscores) IELTS 6.5 (5.5 subscores)

Additional Requirements
  • Additional supplemental information is requested.

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

International students interested in the Master of Engineering (MEng) program on the Corvallis campus should apply through Master’s International Direct.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for Ph.D. & M.S. Applicants
December 01

Priority deadline

Admissions Deadline for Ph.D. & M.S. Applicants
January 05

Final deadline

Admissions Deadline for MEng Applicants
May 01

Concentrations ?

This program has concentrations or tracks not represented here. Please visit the  Environmental Engineering Website program website to learn more.

MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.

AMP Participation ?

This program participates in the Accelerated Masters Platform (AMP)

AMP Contacts
Kimberly Compton
Graduate Program Coordinator
Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering

Madison Webb
Undergraduate Advsior
Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering