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Whether you are a high school senior, a student who is considering transferring from another university, or a current Ohio State student considering mechanical or aerospace engineering as a major or nuclear engineering as a minor, you can find more information about our programs here.


Are you a prospective Ohio State student? 

We look forward to seeing you at one of our engineering visits! Please look for the “Engineering Overview Only” session on the Ohio State Campus Visit site. Academic sessions for engineering students are only offered on specific dates, so we encourage you to visit campus during those times! 

How to register: You may register for a campus visit through the Ohio State Campus Visit website that can be found below. Once you select whether you are a prospective student, an admitted student, or a transfer student, you will be able to access the visit calendar. Please search for and add an "Engineering Overview Only" session to visit the College of Engineering. We encourage you to schedule a campus tour and a visit to the College of Engineering, but you are not required to do so. 

If you have questions about admission to the College of Engineering, please contact the Engineering Undergraduate Recruitment Team at

To register for an Ohio State Campus Visit, please click here.  


Are you a current Ohio State student?  

If you are already a student at Ohio State and are considering changing your major to mechanical or aerospace engineering, please contact one of our undergraduate academic advisors at   or schedule an appointment online at go.osu.edu/oncourse. We will be happy to show you how your previous coursework may apply to your degree track and review our requirements for major admission. 


Pre-Major to Major Process

Students who have been accepted to the College of Engineering and have declared an interest in mechanical or aerospace engineering are designated as pre-major students. Pre-major students are working towards the completion of the prerequisite coursework. Students may apply to the major once they have completed or are in the process of completing their final prerequisite coursework. Since admission to the major is competitive, it is imperative that pre-major students closely monitor their EPHR (eligibility point-hour ratio) and regularly meet with their Academic Advisor. 

Pre-major students are also encouraged to explore opportunities outside of the classroom including Student Project Teams, the Engineering Co-op and Internship Program, and other student leadership experiences.