The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at University of Georgia

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Krista Haynes
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 31
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) January 31
Application fee (international students) $100

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at University of Georgia

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 54
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 23
Overall acceptance rate 42.6% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 480 verbal
731 quantitative
3.70 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.20
Average GRE 522 verbal
760 quantitative
3.70 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uga.​edu
(706) 542-1653
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uga.​edu
(706) 542-1653
[email protected]
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering N/A
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​engineering.​uga.​edu
(706) 542-1653
Computer science N/A
Electrical engineering N/A
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​engineering.​uga.​edu
(706) 542-1653
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering N/A
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​engr.​uga.​edu
(706) 542-3047
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 54
Master’s (full-time) 22
Master’s (part-time) 4
Ph.D. (full-time) 25
Ph.D. (part-time) 3

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 24
Total master’s graduates 19
International master’s graduates 26.3%
Minority master’s graduates 5.3%
Female master’s graduates 42.1%
Total Ph.D. graduates 5
International Ph.D. graduates 80.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 20.0%

Programs

81.5 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Agricultural 7 68.2%
Biomedical 3 0%
Computer engineering 5 0%
Computer science 0 0%
Electrical 2 0%
Engineering science and engineering physics 1 0%
Environmental 5 22.7%
Materials 1 0%
Mechanical 2 0%
Other 8 9.1%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 25
Part-time faculty 0
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $5,271,947
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 25

Engineering School Ranking

#114 Best Engineering Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

#11 in Biological / Agricultural

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 21
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.2
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Overall acceptance rate 42.6% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 742
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.0:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 5
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $5,271,947
Research expenditures per faculty member $175,731
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 8.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 54

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 54

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 47
Minority students 10.6%
International students 61.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 7
Minority students 0.0%
International students 0.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Bonnie Joerschke
Financial aid phone (706) 542-6147

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $300 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $913 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $300 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $913 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,776 per year
Room and board $8,708
Books and supplies $780
Miscellaneous expenses $2,818

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 8
Research assistants 48
Other appointments 0

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