CEGSP Admissions

The Civil Engineering Graduate Studies Program (CEGSP) offers a challenging, educational environment that provides students with resources to pursue their goals and interests in various areas of civil and environmental engineering and the geodetic sciences. The program accepts new MS and PhD students annually, for autumn semester. The programs cannot be completed online/remotely but part-time study is an option.

Prospective students should review the following information to learn more about the program and admission process:


Please make sure to review the Application Requirements page for details on application requirements and how to submit them. Any additional general or technical questions should be directed to the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions. For program-specific questions, please contact Gail Morris, Graduate Program Coordinator.


If you have questions about the application process, graduate programs, or other general inquiries, please sign up for a College of Engineering Graduate Overview Session! These sessions will provide a high level overview of the strengths of Ohio State and the college as well as an overview of the application process and funding.  Information below:
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Autumn 2024 Application Deadlines (Applications open in early September)

  • Priority deadline (to be considered for University and College fellowships*): November 30, 2023
  • General application deadline** (includes consideration for any available Graduate Research Associateships*): March 1, 2024.
* No additional application for fellowship or associateship consideration is required. Application and all required application materials should be submitted and received by the posted deadline. See Funding for more information.


When Will I Receive a Decision?

Autumn 2024 applicants who submit their application and complete all required materials by November 30, 2023 will receive an admissions decisions by the end of January 2024 or beginning of February 2024. All other applicants should allow until end of March 2024 or at least one month after their application becomes complete.