John W. Garland College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture

Reengineer the future with the John W. Garland College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture (JWGCESTA). Advance your studies through one of our award-winning programs — Agriculture and Life Sciences, Manufacturing Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Military Science, and Water Resources Management. 

Our 1890 Land-Grant programs serve underrepresented students, farmers, families, and communities across the state of Ohio and beyond.

Arunasalam Rahunanthan

Our college is not only providing quality education in the areas of STEM, but also creating an atmosphere of collaboration, research, and inquiry amongst its faculty, and students.

Arunasalam Rahunanthan, Ph.D.
Interim Dean and Professor of Mathematics, JWGCESTA
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Central State Extension

Lifting all Ohioans

From diabetes education to support for underserved farmers, Central State University Extension is one way we embrace and elevate our communities. 

Agricultural Research Development Program


With its 1890 Land-Grant designation, the JWGCESTA/1890 Land-Grant Program Research Unit is advancing the frontiers of knowledge in transdisciplinary emerging technology fields of Agriculture, Engineering, Math, and Computer Sciences centered around the needs of our stakeholders.

The Agricultural Experimental Station in the John W. Garland College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture/1890 Land-Grant Programs at CSU facilitates an Agricultural Research Development Program (ARDP) centered on Animal and Plant, Food Nutrition and Health, Natural Resources and Environmental, Social and Allied, Advanced Technologies, and Commercialization Systems.


Research funding awarded annually 


USDA award for sustainable agriculture systems 

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