Earn a degree in Environmental Engineering at the University of Idaho

B.S. Biological & Agricultural Engineering: Environmental Engineering

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (208) 885-7984

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Improving the Environment

Develop solutions to improve the environment and protect human health. Learn about a wide variety of topics, like waste management, pollution control, water and air quality, contamination cleanup, alternative energy, and much more. Learn how to design and manage systems that use or impact natural resources, with courses in subjects like microbiology, chemistry and math.

Fast Facts

  • Our seniors built a rain chamber to observe how utility equipment endures the elements
  • Earn money working with faculty on grant-funded research
  • Access to state-of-the-art labs, like the bioremediation lab
  • Intern with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • Participate in UI Engineering Expo, with industry reps from around the Inland NW
  • Research Engineer
  • Bioremediation Engineer
  • Regulatory Engineer
  • Project Engineer


Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Degree Roadmap
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in BAE: Environmental Engineering, we recommend you:
  • take biology courses
  • participate in river or stream bank restoration activities
  • stay current with environmental news
Lab Fees


Approximate lab fees for required courses.
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
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Hands-on Learning
  • Computing lab
  • Bioremediation lab
  • Instrumentation lab
  • Water resources lab
  • Study abroad in Sweden, Mexico, or Taiwan
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • Bermuda Biological Station for Research
  • NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates program – national placements
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Engineers Without Borders