The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Environmental and Ecological Engineering

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • MS in Environmental and Ecological Engineering (MSEEE)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Statement of Purpose
    • Essay of approximately 300-500 words stating clearly and succinctly the reason for seeking graduate study in Environmental and Ecological Engineering at Purdue University, the applicant's career goals, and research interests. The applicant may include information about any unique circumstances, special abilities, awards, achievements, scholarly publications, or professional history that are relevant to the admission decision.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Resume
  • Diversity Essay
  • English Proficiency (Non-native English speaking international applicants: choose a test below)
    • TOEFL: Internet-Based Test (IBT): Minimum Overall Required Score: 90
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 19
        • Listening: 14
        • Speaking: 18
        • Writing: 18
    • TOEFL: Paper-Delivered Test: Minimum Overall Required Score: No minimum
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 19
        • Listening: 14
        • Writing: 18
    • IELTS (Academic Module): Minimum Overall Required Score: 6.5
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 6.5
        • Listening: 6.0
        • Speaking: 6.0
        • Writing: 5.5
  • English Proficiency (Non-native English speaking international applicants)
    • TWE (Recommended)

Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree at a college or university of recognized standing
  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Must have completed a Master's degree or equivalent coursework in an appropriate discipline.
  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 15 No Entry No Entry U.S. Citizen
    December 15 No Entry No Entry International

Program Contact Information


  • Name Martha Lucht
    Phone 765-496-0545
    Email mlucht@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Office
    Environmental and Ecological Engineering
    Purdue University
    500 Central Drive
    West Lafayette, IN 47907
    USA

Additional Information


  • Current master’s students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.

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