College Degrees for a Changing Planet

Programs at highly selective colleges and universities.

Bucknell University: Geology and Environmental Geosciences. Students are highly encouraged to be "hands-on" with lab equipment.

Carnegie Mellon University:
Engineering and Public Policy. Undegraduate students pursue EPP in addition to a more traditional major in engineering.

Grinnell College:
Physics. The department is dedicated to supporting and funding student research interests on and off-campus.

University of Chicago:
Geophysics. This program leans heavily on physics. The department is extremely social and undergraduates are encouraged to participate in coffee talks, happy hours, and the department's intramural sports teams.

University of Notre Dame:
ArchitectureandCivil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences. Notre Dame encourages students to participate in service learning activities that build their understanding of engineering and the environment.

Wellesley College:
Geosciences. Students are well-supported when they are faced with challenging science labs.

Williams College:
Geosciences. The department offers excellent study abroad opportunities.

Programs at public colleges and universities.

California State University, Fresno: Geomatics Engineering. The only program of its kind in the U.S., geomatics engineering combines elements of civil engineering and geography.

Clemson University (SC):
Materials Science and Engineering. South Carolina is home to many car manufacturers, so students who are interested in improving cars and auto parts can benefit from time near these companies.

Keene State University (NH):
Sustainable Product Design and Innovation. This program combines engineering, craft, and design courses.

Kentucky State University:
Agriculture, Food, and Environment. The school is actively involved in organic farming research.

Missouri Science + Technology:
Chemical and Biological Engineering. Students benefit from strong advising and mentoring at this smaller school.

Texas Tech:
Plant and Soil Sciences. This department is rich in research on sustainable materials and water conservation.

University of Iowa:
Geographical and Sustainability Sciences. This flexible department caters to many student interests.

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