42
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of Biological Systems Engineering is located in Lincoln, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Agricultural and biological systems engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanized systems management

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
61%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.38%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 40.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time (36)
Part-time (8)
Male (40)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioengineering, food and bioproducts engineering, site-specific crop management and water resources
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,919,070

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Riley
Head
Email: mriley3@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-1413
Fax: 402-472-6338