Earn a degree in Agricultural Engineering at the University of Idaho

B.S. Biological & Agricultural Engineering: Agricultural Engineering

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (208) 885-7984

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Blending Engineering with Agriculture

Design machinery. Plan irrigation system and farm structures. Develop ways to transform byproducts into biofuels, and much more. Study concepts ranging from soils and fluid mechanics to irrigation design and pesticides. Much of your experience will take place in labs, where you could practice using computer-aided design technology, explore renewable energy sources like biodiesel, and design and test machinery.

Fast Facts

  • A UI senior was a paid consultant in the building of a biodiesel plant
  • Participate in UI Engineering Expo, with industry reps from around the Inland NW
  • Conduct research with professors in biological and agricultural engineering
  • Intern with a state or federal agricultural agency
  • Access state-of-the art labs, like the biodiesel and biofuel labs
  • Design Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Consultant


Potential salary is based
upon national averages.
Degree Roadmap
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in BAE: Agricultural Engineering, we recommend you:
  • stay current with new technology
  • build or fix equipment
  • participate in 4-H activities
  • work on a farm

Lab Fees


Approximate lab fees for required courses.
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
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Hands-on Learning
  • Power lab
  • Computing lab
  • Water resources lab
  • Biodiesel and biofuel labs
  • Study abroad in Sweden, Mexico, or India
  • GLANBIA Foods
  • Idaho Department of Water Resources
  • Idaho Farm Bureau Federation
  • USDA National Resources Conservation Service
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Engineers Without Border