48 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biosystems Engineering program from University of Arizona focuses on biological systems and water-related issues such as irrigation and water quality, and biosystems applications, including computer modeling, sensors and controls, and systems design and evaluation. 

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Key Features

The Biosystems Engineering program from University of Arizona is developing innovative systems to sustainably feed an increasing population through cutting-edge technology, sustainable practices, and the drive to make a difference in the world. We build sustainable solutions that create resilience among society, the environment, and the economy. 

Our vision: BE will be a world leader known for developing technologies and systems for the safe production of food, bioenergy, bioproducts, and biological information for sustainable use of arid and semi-arid environments.  Students, constituents, and professionals will come from across the world to participate in our programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioproducts; Biosensors
  • Controlled Environment
  • Mechanization & Automation
  • Remote Sensing & Precision Agriculture
  • Sensors & Controls;  Renewable Energy
  • Water Resources & Irrigation systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


63 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
138 (verbal)
151 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must hold a B.S. or M.S.
  • Meet the minimum cumulative GPA requirements of 3.3
  • Candidates who do not meet the minimum GPA requirements applications will not be considered for review.
  • Complete the GRE Exam.
  • Upload 3 letters of recommendation
  • Applicants must upload unofficial pdf versions of all transcripts when submitting their application in our GradApp system. 
  • International students must follow the Graduate College language test requirements.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Biosystems Engineering
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