Environmental Engineering - Undergraduate Program - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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Environmental Engineering @ UWin

Program Highlights & Admission Requirements

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Ours was the first environmental engineering degree program in Canada and we’ve been leading the way ever since. In this comprehensive program, you’ll get exposure to all aspects of the field — air, water, solid waste, sustainability, and more. UWindsor is home to the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, giving students the opportunity for collaboration between science and engineering. We have a low faculty-to-student ratio and the resources to set you up for success.

Sample Courses: Engineering Mechanics, Materials Recovery/Waste Management, Sustainability in Engineering, Environmental Chemical Analysis, Environmental Engineering: Geotechnical Engineering, Air Pollution Control

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada

Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, Physics/SPH4U. English/ENG4U.
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 74% (74% average of all math and science courses except Biology/SBI4U)
Mean Average: 82%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General 3-year program
  • H Honours 4-year program
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available
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Dylan Verburg

"I chose engineering because I wanted to make a change in the world. The foundation of knowledge and engineering mindset I gained during my time at the University of Windsor has definitely done that for me. Be it my bioremediation research work in Northern Delhi, opportunities within the campus entrepreneurial community to develop my own business or simply participating in intramural sports leagues, there has been no shortage of opportunities for development and professional growth in the University of Windsor campus."

Dylan Verburg
BASc (Honours) in Environmental Engineering

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What Will I Learn?

  • Designing processes and systems to remove contaminants before they are released into the environment
  • Understanding contemporary best practices and long-term industry goals for sustainable, environmentally conscious technologies and processes
  • Planning effective, large-scale projects that manage resources and balance considerations including cost, quality, and speed

  • Analyzing complex problems and breaking them down into steps/component parts
  • Developing skills necessary to recognize the need for precision and detail in engineering design tasks
  • Designing professional-quality products and processes, considering technical, environmental, ethical, and commercial considerations


Number of Graduates (2020)



*Two Years after Graduation (OUGS Engineering, 2020)

Explore your opportunities

  • Biological engineer
  • Consultant
  • Design engineer
  • EHS manager
  • Energy resources manager
  • Environmental engineer
  • Environmental hyeogeologist
  • Facility manager
  • GIS modeler
  • Industry trainer
  • Infrastructure engineer
  • Operations director
  • Policy analyst
  • Professor
  • Project manager
  • Quality assurance supervisor
  • Research coordinator
  • Teacher
  • Water plant manager
  • Water resources engineer

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