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Field of Biological and Environmental Engineering

Overview

Cornell University / Field of Biological and Environmental Engineering is located in Ithaca, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Bioenergy and integrated energy systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Syntheticbiology
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Bioenergy and integrated energy systems
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Nanobiotechnology
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Ecohydrology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Environmental engineering
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Sustainable systems
Master of Science (MS) Bioprocess engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sustainable systems
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Biological engineering
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Industrial biotechnology
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Sustainable systems
Master of Science (MS) Industrial biotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioenergy and integrated energy systems
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Syntheticbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial biotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioprocess engineering
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Bioprocess engineering
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Food engineering
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Nanobiotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological engineering
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Environmental management
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Industrial biotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Nanobiotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Environmental engineering
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Bioenergy and integrated energy systems
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Biological engineering
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Ecohydrology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Syntheticbiology
Master of Science (MS) Synthetic biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecohydrology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Food engineering
Master of Science (MS) Food engineering
Master of Science (MS) Ecohydrology
Master of Science (MS) Biological engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nanobiotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Sustainable systems
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Environmental engineering
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Bioprocess engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis (MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
27
Accepted
17
Enrolled
29%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation (3 for MS, 2 for M Eng and MPS)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.45%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time (38)
Part-time (0)
Male (31)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biological and food engineering, environmental, soil and water engineering, international agricultural engineering, structures and controlled environments, machine systems and energy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Email: abengradfield@cornell.edu
Phone: 607-255-2173
Fax: 607-255-4080