Financing Your Education

 The MS in Environmental Management Program is a two-year, 30 unit program. For tuition, U.S. federal student loan information, payment plans, and the health insurance policy for graduate students in MS in Environmental Management Program, please click here.

Financial Aid

USF's One Stop/Financial Aid Office offers many resources to help graduate students meet the cost of education at the University of San Francisco. They will help candidates with information on financial aid, loans and payment plans to aid in paying for tuition, fees, books, and personal expenses.

The Federal Direct Student Loan Program and Supplemental Loans are available to Domestic graduate students. They are eligible to apply for up to $20,500 in federal loans each year. The One Stop Office, located in Lone Mountain, Room 251, may be reached by phone at 415.422.2020 or by email at You may also visit the One Stop Office website at

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

If you are interested in applying for FAFSA, the USF school code is 001325. The FAFSA website is The FAFSA disbursement breakdown for an academic year is the Fall Semester, Spring Semester and Summer Semester.


A number of small, merit-based scholarships are offered by the Environmental Management Program. These scholarships do not require a separate application. All students are considered for these scholarships during the admission decision process. Scholarship awards will be indicated in a student’s admission letter.

Click here for more information about U.S. Federal student loans, non-USF scholarship opportunities, tuition costs, payment plans, student employment and other financial aid details. 

MSEM students' Master's Projects now available to the world through the USF Gleeson Library Scholarship Repository.

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MSEM students are now able to upload their final Master's projects to the Scholarship Repository, allowing for world-wide access to their work.

MSEM Assistant Professor Maggie Winslow Speaks at the ISEE Conference in Iceland

Winslow Iceland

Assistant Professor Maggie Winslow gave a talk at the bi-annual International Society of Ecological Economics conference in Reykjavik, Iceland in August.  The title of her talk was "Barriers to ESV Use in Municipal and Regional Decisions Making in the U.S."

MSEM Alumna Carrie Hollenbeck Supports Disney's Sustainability Efforts

Carrie Hollenback

MSEM Alumna Carrie Hollenback was recently promoted to a project hire (from intern) at Disney. She works on the GHG and water inventories and recently began managing the company's waste inventory.One of her main projects this year is helping implement Disney's new environmental goals and targets for the year 2020.

Professor Deneb Karentz Attends the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) in New Zealand

Deneb Karentz in Antarctica

She presented a co-authored paper entitled: The in-situ transcriptome as a means of understanding species-specific responses during initiation of a spring phytoplankton bloom in Antarctica