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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health/Master of Community and Regional Planning (MPH/MCRP)
Master of Science in Public Health/Master of City and Regional Planning (MSPH/MCRP)
Master of Science/Master of City and Regional Planning (MS/MCRP)
Master of Science (MS) Environmental engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental health sciences
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MSEE) Environmental engineering
Master of Public Health (MPH) Environmental health sciences
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) Environmental engineering
Master of Science (MS) Environmental health sciences
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) Environmental health sciences
Master of Public Health (MPH) Environmental engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Research paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

150
Applied
64
Accepted
33
Enrolled
43%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 9th April 9th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional; at least one academic)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional; at least one academic)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.09%
Black or African American 3.09%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.12%
Unknown 1.03%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

62
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 36
Male (42)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Air, radiation and industrial hygiene, aquatic and atmospheric sciences, environmental health sciences, environmental management and policy, water resources engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 135 Dauer Drive
166 Rosenau Hall, CB #7431
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7431
United States
Contact Dr. Barbara J. Turpin
Professor and Chair
Email: esechair@unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-1024
Fax: 919-966-7911

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