The College of Engineering at Oregon State University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Noah Buckley
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 15
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering at Oregon State University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,692
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 481
Overall acceptance rate 28.4% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 483 verbal
715 quantitative
3.82 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 484 verbal
749 quantitative
3.77 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​bioe.​orst.​edu
(541) 737-2041
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​cbee.​oregonstate.​edu
(541) 737-4791
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​cce.​oregonstate.​edu
(541) 737-4934
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​eecs.​oregonstate.​edu
(541) 737-2889
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​eecs.​oregonstate.​edu
(541) 737-5556
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​eecs.​oregonstate.​edu
(541) 737-2889
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​cce.​oregonstate.​edu
(541) 737-6143
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​cbee.​oregonstate.​edu
(541) 737-4791
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​mime.​oregonstate.​edu/​degree/​graduate/​admissions.​html
(541) 737-9191
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​mime.​oregonstate.​edu/​degree/​graduate/​admissions.​html
(541) 737-9191
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​mime.​oregonstate.​edu/​degree/​graduate/​admissions.​html
(541) 737-9191
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​ne.​oregonstate.​edu/​prospective/​graduate_student_index.​html
(541) 737-2343
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Academics

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 808
Master’s (full-time) 362
Master’s (part-time) 98
Ph.D. (full-time) 305
Ph.D. (part-time) 43

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 215
Total master’s graduates 176
International master’s graduates 21.0%
Minority master’s graduates 14.2%
Female master’s graduates 23.9%
Total Ph.D. graduates 39
International Ph.D. graduates 56.4%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 5.1%
Female Ph.D. graduates 20.5%

Programs

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

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Chemical 21 11%
Civil 25 15.7%
Computer science 20 15.1%
Electrical 21 19.3%
Industrial / Manufacturing 11 6.2%
Materials 22 3.8%
Mechanical 22 11.5%
Nuclear 8 5.6%
Other 18 11.8%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 125
Part-time faculty 4
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $31,481,052
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 106

Engineering School Ranking

#82 Best Engineering Schools

(8) Ranking by Specialties

#70 in Chemical
#47 in Civil
#68 in Computer Engineering
#72 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#54 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#42 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#72 in Mechanical
#11 in Nuclear

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 28
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Overall acceptance rate 28.4% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 732
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.4:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 39
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $31,481,052
Research expenditures per faculty member $269,068
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 808

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 808

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 667
Minority students 7.5%
International students 42.4%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 141
Minority students 17.0%
International students 22.7%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Doug Severs
Financial aid phone (541) 737-2241

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $12,861 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $19,476 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $458 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $703 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,372 per year
Room and board $9,444
Books and supplies $1,854
Miscellaneous expenses $2,577

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 51
Teaching assistants 141
Research assistants 312
Other appointments 6