Ohio State University

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2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

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Engineering School Overview

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Engineering School Overview

The College of Engineering at Ohio State University--Columbus has a rolling application deadline. The application fee is $60 for U.S. residents and $70 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $11,928 per year (in-state); full-time: $29,592 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $746 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $1,850 per credit (out-of-state). The 2013 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 3.8:1. The College of Engineering at Ohio State University--Columbus has 245 full-time faculty on staff.

The College of Engineering at the Ohio State University puts a strong emphasis on industry/university research collaboration. The school houses more National Science Foundation Industry University Collaborative Research Centers than any other school in the United States, and maintains a long-standing research and scholarship partnership with Honda of America Manufacturing.

Research focuses range from solar energy to clean water to cybersecurity, and complement the array of degree programs offered through the College of Engineering. Graduate student can earn a master’s degree in food, agricultural, and biological engineering; city and regional planning; nuclear engineering, and landscape architecture, to name a few.

Students enrolled in the city and regional planning program through the Knowlton School of Architecture and the College of Engineering can earn a fee and tuition waiver through the program’s trainee and internship programs. The waivers are in exchange for 20 hours of work per week in approved partnerships with organizations such as the Ohio Public Utilities Commission and the state of Ohio’s departments of development and transportation.

Outside of the classroom, graduate students at Ohio State University’s College of Engineering can become involved in student organizations such as Women in Engineering or the Ohio House of Science and Engineering, which works to increase science, technology, engineering, and math education in central Ohio.

Notable graduates of Ohio State’s College of Engineering include Charles Kettering, former head of research for General Motors who invented electronic starters, ignitions, and lighting systems for automobiles.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $60
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Application fee (international students) $70


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 245
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.8:1

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 1,578
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $11,928 per year (in-state)
full-time: $29,592 per year (out-of-state)
part-time: $746 per credit (in-state)
part-time: $1,850 per credit (out-of-state)

Required fees $1,007 per year

* Engineering School Overview details based on 2013 data

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