Hone the skills and knowledge necessary to find solutions to today’s most pressing environmental issues.

Environmental engineers develop creative solutions to globally-relevant challenges like safe drinking water, hazardous waste treatment, the fate and transport of environmental pollutants, and climate change–for the benefit of both humankind and nature.

The environmental engineering bachelor’s program at Stevens has a strong foundation in process design, using material balance and reactor theory to integrate principles of physicochemical equilibrium and chemical and microbial kinetics to design treatment processes and analyze phenomena in the environment.

The program offers flexible courses that give you a broader study of environmental biology than other universities by including microbiology, ecology, and toxicology. The program culminates with a project-oriented, two-semester senior capstone design course focused around physicochemical and biochemical processes. You'll also have the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills by conducting cutting-edge research in state-of-the-art facilities such as the Center for Environmental Systems.

Located on the banks of the Hudson River, just minutes away from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean, Stevens is a prime location for the study of environmental engineering. Partnerships with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and the United States Coast Guard provide ample opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience and develop projects that have a direct impact on the metropolitan waterfront.

The Bachelor of Engineering program in environmental engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org.   

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Stevens undergraduate programs give students the opportunity to learn by doing with hands-on and real world education around building engineering solutions, applying for patents, and becoming an entrepreneur.