Ag engineering program made top 10


COLUMBUS – One of Ohio State University’s departments has been recognized as one of the nation’s top undergraduate agricultural engineering programs.

The Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering – within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences – made the top 10 of colleges surveyed for top undergraduate engineering programs that specialize in agriculture.

The results were among the college rankings highlighted in the 2004 U.S. News and World Report “America’s Best Colleges.”

It is the first time that a department from the college has been among U.S. News and World Report’s academic rankings.

The survey ranked engineering college programs accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

Big Ten rules. Out of the top 11-ranked undergraduate agricultural engineering programs listed in the publication, five were from Big Ten universities: Ohio State, Purdue University, University of Illinois, Pennsylvania State University and Michigan State University.

There are 55 universities in the nation that offer agricultural engineering undergraduate programs.


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