60 months
40605 USD/year
37396 USD/year
12679 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The ISE Department offers both an MS and PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering.  These degrees offer students with an opportunity to specialize in one of several concentration areas, opening doors to new jobs and career paths. The Industrial and Systems Engineering programme is offered by The Ohio State University.



These concentration areas include:

  • Data Analytics and Optimization (MS only)
  • Human Systems Integration (MS and PhD) - also known as human factors or ergonomics
  • Integrated Lean Six Sigma (MS only)
  • Manufacturing Processes (MS and PhD)
  • Operations Research (MS and PhD)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MS only)
  • Business Logistics Engineering (MS only)

The Ohio State University College of Engineering’s graduate program is ranked first in Ohio and 16th among all public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Graduate Schools issue. The Industrial and Systems Engineering programme is offered by The Ohio State University.

Several departments within the college also placed among the top programs in the nation. The Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering maintained its rank at 11th among its peers. The Department of Integrated Systems Engineering placed 13th overall in the industrial/manufacturing specialty.

Other top 25 engineering programs at Ohio State include nuclear engineering (14), materials engineering (14), aerospace engineering (17), computer engineering (17), mechanical engineering (22) and electrical engineering (25). In the past two years, computer engineering has improved its standing by 12 places.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composites and nanocomposites manufacturing
  • Forming of lightweight materials
  • Light metal alloy development
  • Light metal casting processes
  • Micromachining and precision engineering
  • Polymer processing
  • Data analytics
  • Logistics and supply chain analysis
  • Optimization
  • Simulation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The equivalent of a four-year bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited college or university, earned by the expected date of entry into your graduate program.
  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale or equivalent) for the last bachelor's or advanced degree earned.
  • Transcripts or other credentials documenting that you have completed prerequisite academic work.
  • 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

    37396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37396 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    12679 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12679 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.


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