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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 onestop@usfca.edu. You may also visit the One Stop Office website at www.usfca.edu/onestop.

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 www.fafsa.ed.gov. The FAFSA disbursement breakdown for an academic year is the Fall Semester, Spring Semester and Summer Semester.

Scholarships

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 Study Trees in Muir Woods for the National Park Service

Muir Woods National Monument

MSEM Assistant Professor Gretchen Coffman and three MSEM graduate students worked in Muir Woods this summer on a riparian tree survey with a team of restoration scientists.

Mercury Rising: A Bad Sign if You Eat Fish

Mercury Fish

Allison Luengen, assistant professor of environmental science/management at USF, worries that California consumers are being sold fish with high mercury levels at popular grocery stores, fish markets, and sushi restaurants. 

Can Sea Life Adapt to Climate Change?

Antarctic Phytoplankton

Phytoplankton are the oceans' canaries in a coalmine for USF's Deneb Karentz, which is why she travels to one of the coldest places on earth to learn how these microscopic life forms are adapting to climate change.

Alumnus Jason Simon of the California PUC Gives Guest Lecture

Jason Simon

MSEM Alumnus Jason Simon gave a guest lecture in MSEM’s Resource Economics class in February titled: Practical Use of LCOE in Renewable Energy Project Bidding and System Planning.