Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Prospective Students

Why Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering?

The Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering Department at The Ohio State University is one of the leading programs in the nation in aeronautics and astronautics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The world of Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering is dynamic and addresses the needs of commercial and military systems in both the aero and space worlds. Our program partners with established alliances such as other academic institutions, the aerospace industry, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the NASA Glenn Research Center. These partnerships offer our students internship opportunities as well as potential future employment.

Our faculty is comprised of a member of the National Academy of Engineering as well as fellows of AIAA, IEEE and the Royal Aeronautical Society and are supported by comprehensive laboratories and extensive computer facilities focused on the challenge of terrestrial and space flight.

The unique combination of a large university, distinguished faculty and small class sizes allows the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at The Ohio State University to foster an atmosphere of ingenuity and independence.