How To Apply

Before you start your application, thoroughly read the information below and linked on this page. We have provided several PDFs that will prove useful through your application process.

Minimum Criteria for Admission

Below are the minimum criteria for admission for each degree program. Select the program that you are interest in to view the admission requirements for that program.

Atmospheric Sciences - MS

Atmospheric Sciences - PhD

Atmospheric Sciences - Direct PhD

Geography - MA

Geography - PhD

Geography - Direct PhD

Application Checklist

Once you have reviewed the minimum criteria for your program, review the checklist for the application process. 

Application Fee Waivers

In some instances, students may be eligible to have their application fee waived. Ohio State works with a variety of programs. Please visit the Fee Waiver page on the Graduate Admissions website for a list of all active programs.

Ready to Apply?

Apply now via the Graduate Admissions Online Application!

If you have any questions about the application process or the Department of Geography or Atmospheric Sciences Program more generally, please contact