Biological / Agricultural Engineering

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Engineering Schools

Biological and agricultural engineers aim to improve the natural world, working toward goals such as safer food, cleaner water and less polluted air. These are the top graduate engineering schools for biological / agricultural engineering.

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Rankings Overall Engineering School Program Data
Rank School name Score Tuition Total graduate engineering enrollment Average GRE quantitative score (master's and Ph.D. students) (new test) Engineering school research expenditures (2012-2013 fiscal year) Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering Peer assessment score (out of 5) Ph.D.s granted Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) Research expenditures per faculty member
#4 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

4.1 $29,530 per year (full-time) 1,812
#4 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

4.1 $9,046 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,304 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,161
#10 North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

3.7 $7,173 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,511 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,929
#1 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

4.8 $10,332 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,134 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,333
#2 Texas A&M University—​College Station (Look)

College Station, TX

4.4 $227 per credit (in-state, full-time); $581 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 3,066
#7 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

4.0 $13,109 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,211 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,130
#4 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

4.1 $12,642 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,035 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,739
#2 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

4.4 $16,754 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,246 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,154
#9 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

3.8 $394 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,022 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 606
#8 Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

3.9 $11,184 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,146 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 2,193