The Environmental Sciences and Engineering at University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Jack Whaley
Application deadline (U.S. residents) April 10
Application fee (U.S. residents) $78
Application deadline (international students) April 10
Application fee (international students) $78

The Environmental Sciences and Engineering at University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 207
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 87
Overall acceptance rate 42.0% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 581 verbal
707 quantitative

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average GRE 566 verbal
723 quantitative
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering N/A
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science N/A
Electrical engineering N/A
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​sph.​unc.​edu/​envr
(919) 966-3844
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering N/A
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 146
Master’s (full-time) 68
Master’s (part-time) 1
Ph.D. (full-time) 74
Ph.D. (part-time) 3

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 37
Total master’s graduates 27
International master’s graduates 7.4%
Minority master’s graduates 18.5%
Female master’s graduates 59.3%
Total Ph.D. graduates 10
International Ph.D. graduates 20.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 30.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 60.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 0 N/A
Computer science 0 N/A
Environmental 32 100%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 32
Part-time faculty 29
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $10,908,980
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 28

Engineering School Ranking

#82 Best Engineering Schools

(2) Ranking by Specialties

#42 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#12 in Environmental / Environmental Health

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 28
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.3
Overall acceptance rate 42.0% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 710
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.3:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 10
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $10,908,980
Research expenditures per faculty member $303,027
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 146

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 146

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 142
Minority students 9.9%
International students 18.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 4
Minority students 25.0%
International students 25.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jack Whaley
Financial aid phone (919) 966-3844

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $7,643 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $23,773 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $804 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $2,048 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,864 per year
Room and board $14,990
Books and supplies $1,150
Miscellaneous expenses $5,198

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 28
Teaching assistants 12
Research assistants 46
Other appointments 14

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