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Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (QS) , OH,
The Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering offers a PhD in food, agricultural and biological engineering. Students work with world-class scientists and researchers in various fields including ecological engineering, agricultural water management and bioengery.

About

The faculty-to-student ratio of approximately 1-to-6 allows a great deal of personalized interaction, and students can tailor their programs to their specific areas of interest.

The Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering offers exciting opportunities to work with world-class scientists and researchers in various fields including ecological engineering, agricultural water management and bioengery.  The low faculty-to-student ratio of approximately 1-to-6 allows a great deal of personalized interaction. One of the greatest advantages to students in the Department is their ability to tailor their programs to their specific areas of interest which might have components of air quality management, agrichemical application technology, composting, food engineering and processing, greenhouse engineering, wastewater and solid waste management or watershed systems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agrichemical Application Technology
  • Agricultural Safety and Health
  • Agricultural Water Management
  • Agricultural Air Quality
  • Bio Engineering
  • Composting
  • Construction Systems Management
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Food and Process Engineering
  • Greenhouse Engineering
  • Watershed Systems
  • Wastewater and Solid Waste Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Submit documentation that demonstrates fulfillment of the following:

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential)
  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Prerequisite training that will enable you to pursue your program
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38691 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38691 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    35439 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35439 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    12935 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12935 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Columbus

  • 940 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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