• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

In the Biological Systems Engineering program from Kansas State University you will learn to provide input to produce and process food, fiber, energy, chemical feedstock and pharmaceuticals. 

Emphasis is placed on the protection and conservation of our natural resources including efficient use of soil and water, environmental protection of air and water quality and bio-based remediation of contaminated soils.

Three Degree Options

  • Biological Focus
  • Machinery Focus
  • Environmental Focus

Accreditation

The Biological Systems Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are still accepted after the priority date, but scholarship/award offers are then only made pending the availability of unawarded funds.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Assembly 
  • Biological and Agricultural Engineering and Technology 
  • Chemistry 
  • Public Speaking 
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus 
  • Engineering Assembly 
  • Biological Systems Engineering Project 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • High school curriculum from an accredited secondary school.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA (Grade Point Average) on a 4.0 scale in high school coursework

Tuition Fee

  • International

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    313 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 313 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 900 - 1400 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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