Join the global network of environmental engineers who are leading the charge for sustainability.

As new environmental challenges arise — overconsumption, ozone depletion, extreme weather, pollution — the demand for highly specialized engineers is growing at a rapid rate. The Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering at Stevens prepares you to meet this demand head-on with specialized courses of study and strong mentorship from our expert faculty.

Continue or begin your study of environmental engineering in a multifaceted program at a premier research institute where you can learn on the cutting edge. You’ll work with our renowned faculty members, including National Academy of Engineering (NAE) members, major grant recipients, multiple patent holders and editors of prestigious journals.

Located on the west bank of the Hudson river, just 15 minutes from one of the largest cities in the world, the Stevens campus offers you unique vantage points for studying urban systems as well as inland and coastal hydrodynamics. Stevens is also home to a number of world-class research centers where you can engage with advanced innovations in environmental engineering.

On the Cutting Edge of Environmental Research

Studying environmental engineering at a premier research institute like Stevens exposes you to the forefront of new thought, innovative technology, and entrepreneurial approaches to environmental progress. Discover, develop and propel new ideas alongside these world-class research centers.

Emerging Leader in Sustainability

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Study with Commitment

At Stevens, sustainability is more than a catchword: it’s a commitment. From winning national awards for student designs in energy efficient housing, to incubating high-tech water and solar start-ups, to generating new knowledge for environmental policy and resource management, we live by the belief that what we do every day can positively impact people and the world around us.

Who Should Apply

We welcome students seeking to enter an environmental engineering career, as well as those already working in the field. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in engineering, with some exceptions for related disciplines, with a grade point average of "B" or better from an accredited college or university.

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Application Requirements

All applicants must have successfully completed at least two years of calculus and one year of chemistry.

Any applicants requesting assistantship appointments must provide GRE scores as well as evidence of ability to carry out independent work, such as a description of work for a prior master's thesis or career-related projects. GRE scores are not otherwise required but may be submitted in support of any application.

Official college transcripts

Two letters of recommendation

A statement of purpose

TOEFL scores (for international students)



Get in Touch

Location On Campus

The Schaefer School of Engineering & Science Edwin A. Stevens Hall, Room 216
1 Castle Point Terrace
Hoboken, NJ 07030

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Department Leaders

Dr. Xiaoguang Meng Professor