Environmental Science Undergraduate Application

Thank you for your interest in the Environmental Science major at Huxley College. This is an application to the Huxley College Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. Please review the catalog for instructions on how to apply to become a full major.

Undergraduate applications to the Environmental Science major must be received on or before:

  • January 15 for admission spring quarter
  • April 18 for summer or fall quarters
  • October 6 for winter quarter

Due dates that fall on a weekend or holiday are due on the next work day.

Huxley College is part of Western Washington University. Students wishing to attend Huxley College must separately apply for admissions to Western Washington University.


Part I: Name and Contact Information

Part II: Preparation and Academic History

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BIOL 204
BIOL 205
BIOL 206
CHEM 161
CHEM 162
CHEM 163
MATH 124 Calculus
PHYS 161 or 114
ENVS 203 or GEOL 211 or GEOL 211A
You can use this GPA calculator: https://advising.wwu.edu/gpa-calculator.

Part III: Applicant’s Motivation and Goals

Short Answers
The Department of Environmental Sciences values an admissions process that creates a student body with diverse perspectives and experiences [link] to the major. We aim to bring high achieving, diverse applicants with regards to gender, race, and socioeconomic background. With that in mind, please answer each of the prompts below. Your ability to express your thoughts with clarity and insight will contribute to the strength of your application. Your responses will give the admissions committee a broader view of you as a person and allow you express who you are beyond your GPA. Please limit your answers to less than 200 words per prompt.
Question 1
1. Please tell us about your level of engagement with science and the environment. For example, you could describe research or field experiences you might have had, class or lab experiences with faculty, club participation, volunteer work, environmental activism or advocacy, service on college committees, and so on.
2. List three goals you want to accomplish within the Environmental Science field, and please share how aspects of your identity influence your academic goals.
3. Is there anything else that you would like our selection committee to know about you? (Optional)