Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
College of Engineering

Graduate: How to Apply

The application process is conducted online and is very easy.  Refer to the Graduate Admissions website for all application documents needed and specific instructions,  An application file is made up of an application, Graduate Record Exam (GRE) test scores, transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, a Statement of Purpose (SOP), a resume (vita), and 3 letters of reference.  Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative point-hour ratio (on the 4.0 scale used at this university) in all previous undergraduate and graduate work.  International students are required to submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores (minimum score of 79) unless you have received a bachelor’s degree or higher from an English-speaking country.  Answers to frequently asked questions about applying can be found here:

Apply online at and pay the nonrefundable application fee of $60 for domestic students and $70 for international students.

The GRE General Test is required for all applicants. To send test scores use OSU’s institutional code of 1592.