Top Environmental Science Bachelors degree Programs - 2022

A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems, including subjects such as abating or controlling environmental pollution and degradation; the interaction between human society and the natural environment; and natural resources management. Includes instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, climatology, statistics, and mathematical modeling.

Of the 7,449 Environmental Science degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, men make up 44% percent and women make up 56% percent of the field of study. Did you know that California has more students graduating with a degree in Environmental Science than any other state? In fact, California granted 1,154 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science is $43,300.

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Top Colleges for Environmental Science

The University of Vermont, the University of Virginia-Main Campus and Massachusetts Maritime Academy are three schools well-known for Environmental Science programs. In fact, there are 121 students at the University of Vermont pursuing a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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