We seek to discover, assess, and propose innovative solutions that are ecologically sound and socially just. Advancing sustainability depends on an holistic approach to problem solving in collaboration with diverse peoples and through work across disciplines.
As an Environmental Studies student at Seattle University, you will:
Our cohesive program provides students the opportunity to conduct research with faculty renowned in their fields, work with practitioners and communities to address local and global environmental concerns, participate in experiential learning here in the United States and abroad and be part of our dynamic SU community through small classes, on-campus organizations and activities, and co-curricular events.
As part of the EVST curriculum, each student chooses to specialize in an area of environmental studies and sustainability. The specializations build upon the core EVST curriculum and prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed to develop your specific field of interest.
EVST students gain pre-professional experience while completing a required Environmental Internship. They engage with the global classroom developing knowledge of diverse cultures through education abroad, fellowships and undergraduate research.
The Miller Scholarship in Environmental Studies is an annual $2,500 scholarship awarded to a qualifying Environmental Studies student in the Spring for use in the following Fall Quarter. The award is intended to support the recipient's academic-related expenses for continued study in the Environmental Studies program. The scholarship application is open and due May 31st.
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. EVST Student Gabriella (Gabby) Robinson has been awarded an honorable mention, congrats Gabby!