Biological / Agricultural Rankings

Biological and agricultural engineers address problems relating to the life sciences. These are the top undergraduate schools where the highest engineering degree offered is a doctorate.

Rankings Overall College Data
Rank School Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Fall 2012 acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#4 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

in-state: $7,726, out-of-state: $20,278 30,748 82.5% 86% 71%
#3 Texas A&M University—​College Station

College Station, TX

in-state: $8,506, out-of-state: $25,126 50,227 67.1% 92% 80%
#8 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

in-state: $8,068, out-of-state: $20,968 24,207 64.4% 84% 65%
#10 Ohio State University—​Columbus

Columbus, OH

in-state: $10,037, out-of-state: $25,757 56,387 64.0% 93% 82%
#2 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Champaign, IL

in-state: $15,258, out-of-state: $29,640 44,520 63.3% 94% 84%
#1 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

in-state: $9,992, out-of-state: $28,794 39,256 61.3% 89% 70%
#5 North Carolina State University—​Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

in-state: $8,206, out-of-state: $21,661 34,340 49.6% 91% 71%
#7 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

in-state: $13,896, out-of-state: $36,774 32,354 45.7% 92% 85%
#6 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

in-state: $6,263, out-of-state: $28,541 49,913 44.1% 96% 85%
#9 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

$45,359 21,424 16.6% 96% 93%