Biological and agricultural engineering undergraduate programs rank 7th nationally

In U.S. News & World Report’s latest Best Colleges rankings, the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) saw a significant jump among top programs in the nation. FABE’s undergraduate biological and agricultural engineering programs ranked seventh in the nation, up from 11th last year.

“Over the past several years we have seen incredible growth in students interested in studying biological and agricultural engineering, which has allowed us to hire additional faculty and to upgrade classrooms and teaching laboratories,” said Scott Shearer, professor and chair, FABE. “We are grateful to see our peers recognize these programmatic improvements and are emboldened to continue to offer the best possible educational experience to our students.”—Chip Tuson, Marketing and Communications Manager, FABE