Why Ohio State?

As a Buckeye engineer, your possibilities are limitless.

Since The Ohio State University was born in 1870, engineering has been central to its land grant mission. Then and now, Buckeye Engineers make the world a better place. Ohio State Engineering is where education, discovery and economic development collaborate to innovate.

Home to a top-ranked engineering program, Ohio State provides an unparalleled learning environment and career preparation alongside an unforgettable student experience. With access to 15 majors, world-class faculty and facilities, and a wide array of hands-on learning and research experiences, the opportunities are endless with Ohio State Engineering.

#1 ENGINEERING PROGRAM IN OHIO

and among the top 20 U.S. public universities

93.9% TOTAL RETENTION RATE

from first to second year

12th in the U.S.

number of engineering bachelor's degrees awarded (ASEE)

90% of students

graduate with engineering experience

$73,544

average starting salary for bachelor's degree graduates

male engineering student on Scott walkway
The first-year engineering program gives you invaluable hands-on experiences propelling you into the world of engineering.”
– Alex, Electrical and Computer Engineering student

The Ohio State Value

top 25 best value engineering bachelor’s programs (2020 Value Colleges)

1st among U.S. flagship universities for efforts to control in-state tuition over past decade (Chronicle of Higher Education)

ALUMNI NETWORK

62,000+ LIVING ENGINEERING ALUMNI WORLDWIDE

Our engineering graduates accept positions at leading companies across the country including Honda, General Electric and Google. Buckeye engineers also have earned advanced degrees at prestigious graduate programs, including MIT, Johns Hopkins and Stanford. Meet some notable alumni.

“Where you are both challenged to pursue your greatest goals and supported enough to make it happen...that's Ohio State."
– Lily, Industrial and Systems Engineering student
female student on Scott walkway