Ohio Professional Engineer – FE Exam
The State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors was created in 1933 by the Ohio General Assembly to regulate the professions of Engineering and Surveying in the State of Ohio. The Board’s primary responsibility is to determine what constitutes the practice of engineering and surveying. This is in accordance to R.C. 4733 and does not include the funding of the tax map offices which falls outside the jurisdiction of this Board.
The details regarding the Ohio PE License Requirements, FE Exam Dates, FE Exam Costs, and locations for local FE Exam Reviews can all be found in the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors‘ website.
Board Contact Information:
|Name||John F. Greenhalge|
|Address||50 West Broad Street, Suite 1820 Columbus, OH 43215|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam application||$25|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam||$45|
|Fee for FE re-exam||$45|
|Fee for EIT certification||$0|
|Fee for EIT certification by comity or transfer of EIT||$0|
|Fee for EIT renewal||$0|
|Frequency of EIT renewal||N/A|
When can I take the Engineer in Training exam? If you are enrolled in an EAC/ABET accredited engineer program, you can take the exam before your expected graduation prior to next exam administration.
What educational programs are accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Any EAC/ABET or TAC/ABET accredited engineering program. However, further education and/or experience may be required prior to taking the PE exam if you graduate from a program other than EAC/ABET. See the Boards website for details.
Are there any programs equivalent to EAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Yes, programs accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board and programs accredited by accrediting bodies from countries signatory to the Washington Accord or listed in ABET publications.
Are there any programs equivalent to TAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Yes, programs accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board and programs accredited by accrediting bodies from countries signatory to the Washington Accord or listed in ABET publications.
Does the Board accept equivalent Foreign Education? Yes, uses or requires the applicant to use a Foreign Education evaluation service to determine eligibility.
What are acceptable Foreign Evaluation systems: CPEES (Center for Professional Engineering Education Services)
When in the licensing process is an applicant required to obtain a foreign degree evaluation? Prior to taking the Engineer in Training (EIT), FE exam.
What terms are restricted in their usage in the state? Engineer, Variations of “engineer” (e.g., registered engineer, licensed engineer), and Professional Engineer
How does state license Engineers? As a professional engineer, allowed to practice in his/her area(s) of competency, regardless of which discipline of the professional examination was taken for licensure