Ohio State University College of Engineering

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The Ohio State University
College Of Engineering
Hitchcock Hall.jpg
Hitchcock Hall, location of department offices
Type State University College of Engineering
Established 1895
Dean David B. Williams
Academic staff
302 full-time engineering and architecture faculty members
13 National Academy of Engineering members
Students 9,410
Undergraduates 7,730
Postgraduates 1,680
Address 2070 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, USA
40°00′14″N 83°00′54″W / 40.003806°N 83.015031°W / 40.003806; -83.015031Coordinates: 40°00′14″N 83°00′54″W / 40.003806°N 83.015031°W / 40.003806; -83.015031
Colors Scarlet and Gray
Website Official Site

The OSU College of Engineering is the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University.


Engineering and architecture students can choose from academic programs in these departments:[1]

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

In 2013, Ohio State’s six-year graduation rate was 83.2%, up from 75% in 2009 and well above the national graduation rate of 57%.[citation needed]

Engineering and architecture

  • bachelor’s degrees awarded (2012–2013): 1,294
  • master’s degrees awarded (2012–2013): 490
  • doctorate degrees awarded (2012–2013): 157

ACT composite mid-50% for incoming engineering students (2013): 27-31


In fiscal year 2012, this research was supported by more than $117M in externally sponsored research expenditures.[citation needed]

Ohio State is #2 nationally among public universities in industry sponsored research. Industry R&D expenditures for the College of Engineering in fiscal year 2012 totaled $36.7 million.[citation needed]

More than 40 research centers and laboratories provide students with access to facilities for research and teaching. The College of Engineering administers several research and interdisciplinary units, including:

- Aerospace Research Center - Center for Automotive Research - Center for Aviation Studies - Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis - Center for Occupational Health in Automotive Manufacturing - ElectroScience Laboratory - Nuclear Reactor Laboratory - Ohio Manufacturing Institute - Spine Research Institute - Transportation Research Center - Center for Emergent Materials (NSF MRSEC) - Simulation Innovation and Modeling (SIM) Center - Water Resources Center (USGS)

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  • 334 full-time engineering and architecture faculty members
  • 13 National Academy of Engineering members

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  • MEGA - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student Association [3]


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