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Graduate Students

The Ohio State University is one of the world’s best comprehensive, public research universities, attracting world-class faculty and graduate students with its state-of-the-art facilities and abundant research opportunities.

Ohio State's engineering graduate program is ranked first among all Ohio universities and 18th nationally among public universities by U.S. News & World Report.

Ohio State’s College of Engineering has much to offer graduate students including:

  • A choice of 15 Engineering and 4 Knowlton School of Architecture graduate programs

  • An interdisciplinary graduate education

  • A graduate degree with a dual or combined program, formal graduate minor, or interdisciplinary specialization

  • Financial support to graduate students from diverse backgrounds. In 2012, over 90% of our PhD students were fully funded and over 50% of MS students received funding.

Ohio State has a vast infrastructure to support graduate education and research at the highest level. Ohio State ranks 14th in research and development expenditures and a remarkable 3rd in industry-sponsored research.


The application process for all engineering and Knowlton School of Architecture programs begins with the submission of your online application to the Office of Graduate Admissions.  If you have questions about the admission application please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at or 614-292-9444.

For information regarding the admissions criteria for one of our graduate programs please contact that graduate programs admissions contact from the list below:

Nick Breckenridge | 614-292-7163

Michelle Lee | 614-292-1404

Melanie Senitko | 614-292-7152

Chemical & Biomolecular
Angela Bennett | 614-292-9076

Civil, Environmental & Geodetic
Nancy Kaser | 614-247-7636

City & Regional Planning
Michelle Lee | 614-292-1404

Computer Science | 614-292-7084

Electrical & Computer
Patricia Toothman | 614-292-2572

Food, Agricultural & Biological
Candy McBride | 614-292-1851

Industrial & Systems
Kristen Arra | 614-292-6841

Landscape Architecture
Michelle Lee | 614-292-1404

Materials Science
Mark Cooper | 614-292-7280

Nick Breckenridge | 614-292-7163

Nick Breckenridge | 614-292-7163

Mark Cooper | 614-292-7280