Environmental engineers play a vital role in maintaining the quality of both human environmental systems and the natural environment. Environmental engineering encompasses the scientific assessment and development of engineering solutions to environmental problems impacting the biosphere, land, water and air quality. 

What makes CU Boulder environmental engineering unique?

  • Multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Diverse student population
  • Hands-on design & undergraduate research opportunities

There are several pathways for environmental engineering at CU Boulder:

Whichever degree you choose, the demand is high for environmental engineers. Their median annual salary is $92,120, and employment is projected to grow 3 percent through 2029.