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Stay Safe, Vandal Engineers.

To ensure the safety and health of our students, faculty and staff amid growing concern of the COVID-19 spread, all engineering and computer science classes will be delivered online to students on all campuses for the remainder of the semester.

Remote student services, including academic and career advising, tutoring and other resources are available through the Micron Student Center.

If you have any questions, please call 208-885-6470 or email

Creatively solve problems involving plants, animals, microorganisms and biological materials. Integrate biological systems with fundamental engineering principles to design systems that influence, control or utilize biological materials and organisms to benefit humanity.

The University of Idaho Department of Biological Engineering offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Experience the difference and what it means to engineer like a Vandal.

Fast Facts
Fast Facts

  • Idaho’s Best Value College – the only public college in Idaho to be ranked a best value college by Forbes, Money, U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.
  • Highest Mid-Career Salary Earnings of any 4-year public college in Idaho – Payscale
  • 87% Graduate with a Job or are enrolled in graduate education – Career Outcomes Survey
  • Personalized Attention from nationally and internationally recognized faculty and staff through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship, advising and research collaboration. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.

Degrees and Programs

Blend engineering, biology, chemistry, math and physics principles to design components, systems and processes in areas like healthcare technology, precision agriculture and sustainable bioenergy.

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Student Services

The Micron Student Center provides academic advising, career services, tutoring and other support into one central location.

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Schedule a personalized campus tour of labs and facilities and meet our students, advisors, faculty and staff.

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The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in biological engineering at the University of Idaho is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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Engineering/Physics Building

Mailing Address:

Biological Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0904
Moscow, ID 83844-0904

Phone: 208-885-6182

Fax: 208-885-7908


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Biological Engineering