Master of Environmental Studies

The Evergreen State College
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January September
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Show evidence of writing, analytical and general communication skills of high quality and at a level appropriate for graduate study.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in the last 90 graded quarter hours or the last 60 graded semester hours. We will calculate your GPA when you apply. To find out ahead of time or for your own knowledge, you can use this GPA spreadsheet (Excel) to determine your GPA.
  • Have earned a bachelor's degree (BA or BS in any subject) from a regionally-accredited U.S. institution of higher education prior to enrollment or its equivalent from a foreign institution.
  • Complete at least 15 undergraduate quarter credits in social science and 15 undergraduate quarter credits in natural science (recommended).
  • Complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE); scores expire after five years. Not required for applicants who hold an advanced degree (e.g. Master's, PhD, JD, MD). MES does not require a minimum score, as applications are reviewed on a holistic basis. Please take the general GRE - do not take a subject test.
  • Be proficient in English: Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency.


  • Core Courses — 32 credits
  • Electives — 24 credits
  • Thesis — 16 credits

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