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School of Environmental Sustainability

Sustainability is a Calling

At Loyola University Chicago, you can be a part of the solution. The School of Environmental Sustainability is empowering the next generation of environmental leaders.

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Interdisciplinary research

Addressing critical environmental issues

Our students are part academic and part activist as we search together for creative and workable solutions.

Learn more about Biodiversity at Loyola.

NO. 5

rank for eco-friendly colleges in the US -College Magazine


Gallons of biodiesel fuel produced in six months


Sq. Ft. greenhouse dedicated to teaching, research, and plant production

Our Community

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Progress Report

Growth and Progress at SES

At the School of Environmental Sustainability (SES), we are developing solutions to critical ecological problems, working toward environmental justice, and training the next generation of sustainability leaders. Read our latest progress report to learn more about our accomplishments.

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Creating More Sustainable Food Systems

Loyola University Chicago’s Urban Agriculture Program combines education, hands-on experience, and community engagement. Student workers and volunteers learn about sustainable food production and gain real-world experience growing and selling produce.

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From SES to the EPA

After earning a master's degree from Loyola's School of Environmental Sustainability, Carter Cranberg joined the US Environmental Protection Agency as a project officer.

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Prospective Students, Current Students, & Alumni

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Prospective Students

Tomorrow Starts Today

Get to know what awaits you at Loyola's School of Environmental Sustainability.

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Current Students

Reimagine. Respond. Restore.

Participate in events, research, and initiatives at Loyola's School of Environmental Sustainability.

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Keep up with students, faculty, alumni and staff from SES.

Sustainability at Loyola

While our School of Environmental Sustainability leads the way in training students for lifelong, rewarding careers across fields and industries—every campus at Loyola is dedicated to bringing green-thinking to the forefront. Discover why we're one of the nation's greenest.

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