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Mississippi State University

Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Biological engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
17
Accepted
11
Enrolled
61%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (3.0 for biomedical engineering)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (biomedical engineering)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 12.5%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioenvironmental engineering, bioinstrumentation, biomechanics/biomaterials, precision agriculture, tissue engineering, ergonomics human factors, biosimulation and modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
89,253,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9632
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Jonathan Pote
Professor/Head/Executive Director
Email: jpote@abe.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3280
Fax: 662-325-3853

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