The Ohio State University - College of Engineering

  • OH

About Us

Ohio State's College of Engineering and Knowlton School of Architecture strive to foster a learning culture that prepares students to be key contributors to society through their technological, professional and personal skills. Our faculty and our students thrive in an environment of new ideas and concepts that expand the understanding of science, engineering and architecture.

In addition to being an innovative leader in engineering and architecture education, we endeavor to fulfill our university's land-grant mission of advancing Ohio's economic mobility, competitiveness and standard of living through our contributions toward technology and creativity, continuous improvement, a diverse workforce and lifelong learning. The college also is firmly committed to and a catalyst for the University's Discovery Themes: Energy and Environment; Food Production and Security; and Health and Wellness.

Engineering and architecture students can choose from academic programs in our departments of:

Center for Aviation Studies
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering Education
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Integrated Systems Engineering
Knowlton School of Architecture
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ohio State is committed to helping students complete their degrees. In 2014, Ohio State’s six-year graduation rate was 83.5%, up from 75% in 2009, and well above the national graduation rate of 57%.

Engineering and architecture degrees awarded (2013-2014) 

  • bachelor’s: 1,428
  • master’s: 542
  • doctorate: 143

The ACT composite mid-50% for incoming engineering students (2014) was 28-32.