The College of Engineering at Ohio State University–Columbus

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Nance Hoza
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $40
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering at Ohio State University--Columbus

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 3,469
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,064
Overall acceptance rate 30.7% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 518 verbal
759 quantitative
3.63 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 534 verbal
772 quantitative
3.74 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​mae.​osu.​edu/​aerospace
(614) 292-7163
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​fabe.​osu.​edu/​fabe
(614) 292-1851
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​bme.​osu.​edu/​
(614) 292-7152
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​chbmeng.​ohio-state.​edu/​
(614) 292-6591
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​ceg.​osu.​edu
(614) 247-7636
[email protected]
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​cse.​osu.​edu
(614) 292-5813
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​ece.​osu.​edu
(614) 292-2572
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​ceg.​osu.​edu
(614) 247-7636
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​ise.​osu.​edu
(614) 292-6841
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​mse.​osu.​edu
(614) 292-7280
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​mae.​osu.​edu/​mechanical
(614) 292-7163
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​mae.​osu.​edu/​nuclear
(614) 292-7163
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,748
Master’s (full-time) 638
Master’s (part-time) 143
Ph.D. (full-time) 938
Ph.D. (part-time) 29

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 472
Total master’s graduates 352
International master’s graduates 50.3%
Minority master’s graduates 5.4%
Female master’s graduates 26.1%
Total Ph.D. graduates 120
International Ph.D. graduates 64.2%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 7.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 22.5%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 16 3.5%
Agricultural 16 2.5%
Biomedical 16 3.8%
Chemical 20 5.1%
Civil 20 5.4%
Computer science 34 19.4%
Electrical 47 23.5%
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 20 9.5%
Materials 34 8.8%
Mechanical 45 16.9%
Nuclear 5 1.8%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 245
Part-time faculty 6
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 6

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $126,882,145
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 229

Engineering School Ranking

#30 Best Engineering Schools

(12) Ranking by Specialties

#22 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#14 in Biological / Agricultural
#42 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#28 in Chemical
#38 in Civil
#23 in Computer Engineering
#19 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#48 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#21 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#17 in Materials
#18 in Mechanical
#13 in Nuclear

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 54
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Overall acceptance rate 30.7% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 764
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.8:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 120
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $126,882,145
Research expenditures per faculty member $528,675
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 2.4%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,748

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,748

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,576
Minority students 5.6%
International students 61.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 172
Minority students 7.0%
International students 30.2%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Diane Stemper
Financial aid phone (614) 292-0300

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $11,325 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $28,050 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $378 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $935 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,008 per year
Room and board $10,908
Books and supplies $1,554
Miscellaneous expenses $1,518

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 225
Teaching assistants 172
Research assistants 667
Other appointments 7

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