Cornell University Graduate Schools

Cornell University (referred to as Cornell) is a Private, 4 years school located in Ithaca, NY. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Cornell University is $29,585 in average. The school has 8,418 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 23,600 including undergraduate students.

Cornell University Graduate School Overview

Cornell University (referred to as Cornell) is a Private, 4 years school located in Ithaca, NY. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Cornell University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Cornell UniversityDirectory Information
School NameCornell University (referred to as Cornell)
Address300 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone607-255-2000
Webhttps://www.cornell.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://finaid.cornell.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Cornell University is $29,585 in average. The school has 8,418 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 23,600 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 226 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
Cornell Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,585
Student Population8,418
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs226 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Cornell University is $29,585 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $1,520.
Cornell 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$29,500
Required Fees$522
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,520
Cornell University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Cornell University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Cornell
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Cornell University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Cornell University is $29,585. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.48% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Cornell University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$29,500$81
2016-2017$29,500$85
2017-2018$29,500$85
2018-2019$29,500$84
2019-2020$29,500$522
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $18,066 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Cornell University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.85% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,066. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.85% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Cornell University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$13,678$1,810$13,678$1,810
2016-2017$13,900$1,850$13,900$1,850
2017-2018$14,330$2,208$14,300$2,208
2018-2019$14,766$2,800$14,766$2,800
2019-2020$15,246$2,820$15,246$2,820
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,520 at Cornell University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.11% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Cornell University
Tuition
2015-2016$1,310
2016-2017$1,360
2017-2018$1,410
2018-2019$1,460
2019-2020$1,520
The law school tuition at Cornell University is $68,270 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Cornell University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Cornell University
TuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$54,744$522
Law$67,748$522

Graduate Programs at Cornell

Cornell University offers 226 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,580 students have completed their study at Cornell University.
Offered Degrees at Cornell University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree11912,730
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1040540
Doctor's degree - other20295
Post Bachelor's Degree1015
Total22613,580

Cornell University offers 226 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,580 students have completed their studies.
  • 2,730 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 295 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 15 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 81 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Agricultural Economics29-
Ornamental Horticulture6-
International Agriculture4-
Animal Sciences0-
Agricultural Animal Breeding0-
Food Science36-
Plant Sciences0-
Agronomy and Crop Science3-
Horticultural Science0-
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding3-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 10 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation10-
Natural Resource Economics0-
Architecture [+] 116 completers-
0-
Architecture0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning41$51,000
Environmental Design/Architecture1-
Landscape Architecture21-
Architectural History and Criticism0-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology53-
Architecture and Related Services (other)0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 7 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization3-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies0-
German Studies2-
African-American/Black Studies2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 completers-
Communication4-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 358 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology113-
Computer Science245$113,700
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education0-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 703 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering23-
Agricultural Engineering16-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering101$66,700
Chemical Engineering47$75,600
Civil Engineering44$71,500
Electrical and Electronics Engineering96$94,100
Engineering Mechanics1-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics17-
Materials Engineering39-
Mechanical Engineering86$79,900
Systems Engineering86$88,500
Operations Research147$94,500
Engineering Technology [+] 27 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management27-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 18 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature3-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
German Language and Literature0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 10 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Housing and Human Environments9-
Human Development and Family Studies1-
Apparel and Textiles0-
Legal Studies [+] 96 completers-
Law0-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence96-
English Language And Literature [+] 21 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
Creative Writing8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry1-
Biophysics0-
Molecular Biology0-
Botany/Plant Biology2-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1-
Microbiology1-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology0-
Parasitology0-
Immunology0-
Zoology/Animal Biology0-
Entomology1-
Animal Physiology0-
Animal Genetics0-
Environmental Toxicology0-
Biometry/Biometrics0-
Ecology1-
Evolutionary Biology0-
Neuroscience0-
Neurobiology and Behavior0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 76 completers-
Mathematics12-
Applied Mathematics6-
Statistics58-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 16 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Historic Preservation and Conservation7-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies2-
Science, Technology and Society2-
Nutrition Sciences5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy5-
Physical Sciences [+] 70 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy2-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1-
Chemistry36-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Physics27-
Psychology [+] 19 completers-
Psychology2-
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics5-
Developmental and Child Psychology12-
Human Services [+] 100 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy0-
Public Administration100$49,100
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Sciences [+] 72 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology9-
Archeology5-
Economics18-
Development Economics and International Development11-
Political Science and Government15-
Sociology12-
Social Sciences (other)2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 19 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Fashion/Apparel Design3-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Fine/Studio Arts6-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts1-
Music2-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management33$66,200
Public Health0-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences0-
Business [+] 855 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management684$142,300
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management42-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration27$95,100
Labor and Industrial Relations75-
Real Estate27-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology0-
Total2,730
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 47 completers-
Agricultural Economics11-
Ornamental Horticulture6-
Animal Sciences8-
Agricultural Animal Breeding0-
Food Science11-
Plant Sciences0-
Agronomy and Crop Science0-
Horticultural Science0-
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding11-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 7 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation7-
Natural Resource Economics0-
Architecture [+] 4 completers-
0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning2-
Architectural History and Criticism2-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization0-
East Asian Studies0-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies2-
German Studies2-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Communication7-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology10-
Computer Science18-
Education [+] 2 completers-
Education2-
Engineering [+] 135 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering2-
Agricultural Engineering13-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering13-
Chemical Engineering12-
Civil Engineering12-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering31-
Engineering Mechanics2-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics12-
Materials Engineering14-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Nuclear Engineering0-
Operations Research11-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 25 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics5-
Comparative Literature2-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
German Language and Literature0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Housing and Human Environments0-
Human Development and Family Studies1-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers$175,200
Law0$175,200
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence0-
English Language And Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 58 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry5-
Biophysics3-
Molecular Biology10-
Botany/Plant Biology7-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology5-
Microbiology3-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology0-
Immunology1-
Zoology/Animal Biology0-
Entomology2-
Animal Physiology2-
Animal Genetics5-
Pharmacology4-
Toxicology1-
Environmental Toxicology0-
Biometry/Biometrics0-
Computational Biology2-
Ecology2-
Evolutionary Biology2-
Neuroscience0-
Neurobiology and Behavior4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 22 completers-
Mathematics12-
Applied Mathematics8-
Statistics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 18 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies3-
Science, Technology and Society2-
Nutrition Sciences13-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
Religion/Religious Studies0-
Physical Sciences [+] 75 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy4-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology2-
Chemistry36-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Physics25-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology3-
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics3-
Developmental and Child Psychology5-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy1-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology6-
Economics13-
Political Science and Government12-
Sociology11-
Social Sciences (other)1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 11 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Fashion/Apparel Design1-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts0-
Music0-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences8-
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management5-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management0-
Labor and Industrial Relations3-
History [+] 12 completers-
History12-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology0-
Total540
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 99 completers-
Veterinary Medicine99$61,300
Total295
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)15-
Total15

Graduate Student Population at Cornell

For academic year 2019-2020, total 8,418 students enrolled into Cornell University graduate schools where it has total 23,600 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 8,324 full-time and 94 part-time students. By gender, 4,559 male and 3,859 female students are attending Cornell University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Cornell University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Cornell University
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,4184,5593,859
Full-time8,3244,5223,802
Part-tme943757
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Cornell University.
There are 2,554 White (30.34%), 222 Black/African American (2.64%), 463 Hispanic (5.50%), 585 Asian (6.95%), and 4,594 students with other races. 3,661 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Cornell University
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,4184,5593,859
American Indian/Native American1358
Asian585309276
Black/African American222101121
Hispanic463234229
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander633
White2,5541,3171,237
Two More1457372
Un-Known769487282
Non-resident Alien3,6612,0301,631
Cornell University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 204 graduate students (2.42% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 115 graduate students (1.37% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Cornell University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Cornell University
Number of Students
Total8,418
Enrolled Online Exclusively204
Enrolled Some Online Courses115
Not in Online Courses8,099
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Cornell University. 2,754 students are aged 20 to 24 (32.72% of total students), 4 students are aged below 20 (0.05%), 57 students are aged above 50 (0.68%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Cornell University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Cornell University
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,4184,5593,859
Age 18-19422
Age 20-21632637
Age 22-242,6911,3321,359
Age 25-293,5101,8961,614
Age 30-341,351821530
Age 35-39478294184
Age 40-49264154110
Age 50-64543321
Over 64312

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