How to Apply

Before you start your application, thoroughly read the information below and linked on this page. 

Minimum Criteria for Admission

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

Atmospheric Science MS

Atmospheric Science PhD

Atmospheric Science Direct-to-PhD


Application Checklists

Once you have reviewed the minimum criteria for your program, step-by-step checklists for the application process are provided below. Each checklist is broken down for domestic and international students.

Application Checklist


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 Admisssions 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 Joslyn Branham.