Master of Environmental Studies

Penn MES

For two decades, the faculty, students, and alumni of Penn’s Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program have worked to address complex issues facing the ever-changing planet.

The program provides an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to study the environment, and has allowed its students to push the boundaries, translating their passions into fulfilling careers.

To commemorate its 20th anniversary, the May edition of By The Numbers takes a close look into the MES program.

321Number of MES alumni.
99Number of current students.
22Number of students graduating this month.
10Number of Penn employees currently in the program.
6Concentrations offered within MES, including resource management, environmental policy, and environmental sustainability.
19Faculty members teaching in the program.
25Events hosted by MES each year.
140Number of applications for Fall 2016.
4Dual degrees offered, with the Wharton School, the Fels Institute of Government, the Perelman School of Medicine, and Penn Law.
1Multi-master’s degree offered, which allows students to earn two additional international master’s degrees in France and China.

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