Ph.D. On Campus

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

University of Georgia

48 months
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This PhD in Biological and Agricultural Engineering is offered by The University of Georgia.


Minimum of 22 additional credit hours of course work selected with the approval of the student’s Graduate Advisory Committee.  

Key Features 

  • At least 10 hours must be 8000-level or above, and at least 12 h must be courses offered by the College of Engineering.  
  • The University requires that students who are accepted to the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Ph.D. program directly from a B.S. degree or who switch to Ph.D. program before earning an M.S. degree must complete an additional 4 semester hours of University of Georgia courses open only to graduate students.

Programme Structure

  • A minimum of 37 hours of doctoral research (ENGR 9000) or Project-focused Doctoral Research (9010). Typically, students complete more than 37 credit hours with the approval of the Graduate Advisory Committee.
  • 3 hours of Doctoral Dissertation (ENGR 9300) is required on the Plan of Study.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a B.S. and M.S. (for Ph.D. applicants) with minimum GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) from an ABET accredited program or program in a related field.  
  • The average undergraduate GPA and graduate GPA of recent accepted students is 3.4 and 3.6, respectively. Average Quantitative GRE scores of recent accepted students range near the 80th percentile.  
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores that are not more than two years old.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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