Ph.D. On Campus

Environmental Science

The Ohio State University

60 months
40605 USD/year
37238 USD/year
12522 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Environmental Science graduate program at the The Ohio State University cuts across traditional academic disciplines and colleges to provide sound and effective graduate education and research on these important environmental issues.


Key facts:

  • It is important to understand the processes and principles of the environment - embodied in Environmental Science - to deal with ecological issues, such as environmental degradation and resource depletion. Understanding will come from research on the problems themselves and on the basic science underlying the problems.
  • The program at the The Ohio State University emphasizes basic research on ecological processes and effects, and applied research and teaching that will contribute to solving the world's pressing environmental problems.

Programme Structure

Research areas:

  • Agroecology
  • Ecological Engineering and Ecosystem Restoration
  • Energy and Environmental Systems and Policy
  • Energy Resources and Use
  • Environment and Human Health
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Economics and Planning
  • Environmental Education and Communication
  • Environmental Policy and Law
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Global Change and Biogeochemistry
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Physiological Ecology
  • Soil Ecology
  • Urban Ecosystems
  • Waste Management
  • Water and Wetland Resources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Submit documentation that demonstrates fulfillment of the following:

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential)
  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Prerequisite training that will enable you to pursue your program
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40605 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40605 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    37238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37238 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    12522 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12522 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Graduate and professional students at Ohio State have a variety of funding options available to them, including associateships and other employment, fellowships, loans and scholarships. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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