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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering and Management Graduate Program

St. Paul, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering and Management Graduate Program is located in St. Paul, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Written and oral preliminary exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Written and oral preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
9
Accepted
8
Enrolled
19%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline August 15th August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements BS in engineering, mathematics, physical or biological sciences, or related field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS in engineering, mathematics, physical or biological sciences, or related field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.88%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 24.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 29.27%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 0
Male (35)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Water quality, bioprocessing, food engineering, terramechanics, process and machine control
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,511

Location & Contact

Address 213 Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Building
1390 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55108
United States
Contact Dr. Brett Barney
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: bbarney@umn.edu
Phone: 612-626-8751
Fax: 612-624-3005

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