University of Florida

Graduate Students

The ABE graduate studies program at the University of Florida is your key to success in a world that increasingly depends on expertise in agriculture and engineering. Ranked among the top programs nationally by U.S. News & World Report, the department offers Master's and Ph.D. degrees through both the College of Engineering and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

  • Specializations
    Choose from Agricultural Production, Biological Engineering, Information Systems and Land & Water Resources.
  • Graduate Degrees
    Master's and Ph.D. degrees are offered. The department also offers a one-year (3- semester) Master's degree program.
  • Graduate Certificate - Biological Systems Modeling
    A tiered course structure introduces students to conceptual modeling, model development and design with high-level programing languages, and an overview of the model application to simulation of bioenvironmental systems.
  • Application Procedures
    Review both university and departmental application procedures for domestic and international graduate student, with links to the UF on-line application.
  • Admission Requirements
    Review graduate student admission requirements for Master's, Ph.D. or the combined BS/ME or BS/MS degree.
  • Graduate Student Manuals and Plan of Study Templates View degree requirements and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Graduate Student Organization
    Get involved in planning professional development and social activities for ABE Graduate students by joining the ABEGSO and attending monthly departmental graduate student lunches.
  • Graduate Orientation Guide
    View information applicable to new students in the ABE graduate program.
  • Financial Aid and Fellowships
    A variety of funding opportunities are available for graduate students. Apply early!
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Answers to some of the most common questions regarding graduate admission.
  • Interdisciplinary Programs
    The ABE department participates in six interdisciplinary programs with other UF departments.
  • Graduation Checklist
    A comprehensive list for students who are 2 semesters or less from graduation to ensure they meet all requirements.
  • Graduate Research Projects
    ABE faculty and graduate students are involved in a wide variety of research projects.
  • UF Resources for Graduate Students
    Learn about information and resources for domestic and international students, community life and student services at the University of Florida. Graduate students may be eligible to participate in the UF GatorGradCare Health Plan.
  • Resources for Teaching Assistants
    The Teaching Center provides student teaching assistants with resources to enhance their teaching skills.

ABE Graduate Program Ranked 3rd in Nation

US News and World Report ranks the graduate program in the UF Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department 3rd  for Biological/Agricultural graduate programs across the United States.