Graduate Programs

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Energy and Environmental Policy: M.E.E.P., Ph.D., 4+1

The graduate program in energy and environmental policy prepares students to contribute to the improvement of environmental and energy policy through the development of an interdisciplinary understanding of the interactions of society, resources and the environment. The program is supported by faculty and research centers of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Engineering; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Earth, Ocean and Environment; and Business and Economics.

The 4+1 energy and environmental policy program provides the opportunity for talented students to complete a bachelor’s degree and a master's degree (M.E.E.P–master of energy and environmental policy) in less time. Learn more about the 4+1 program. 

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Application Deadlines


FALL (M.E.E.P.):

January 15: To be considered for departmental funding

August 15: Final deadline to apply

FALL (Ph.D.):

December 15: Priority consideration for admission

May 1: Final deadline to apply

UD Tuition

The 2023-2024 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $1028.

Ph.D.: All or nearly all students receive a stipend and full tuition scholarship.

M.E.E.P.: Some financial aid may be available to qualified students.