Cornell University Graduate Programs

Cornell University is a Private, 4 years school located in Ithaca, NY. Cornell offers total 226 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate degree/programs.

  • Graduate Tuition & fees: $30,006
  • Graduate Students: 8,418
  • Graduate Programs: 226

Cornell Graduate Programs Overview

Cornell University (referred to as Cornell) is a Private, 4 years school located in Ithaca, NY. Cornell offers total 226 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate degree/programs.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees at Cornell University is $30,006 when a student attends full-time status. The tuition per credit hour is $1,520 for part-time students or overloaded credits. Total 8,418 students have enrolled in graduate programs where the school has total population of 23,620 with undergraduate students.
Cornell 2020 Graduate Programs Key Facts
Tuition & Fees$30,006
Costs per Credit$1,520
Graduate Students8,418
Graduate Programs226 programs
Offered Graduate DegreeMaster's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate

Who Accredits Cornell University

Cornell University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).

Graduate Degree & Major Programs, Number of Completers

Cornell University graduate schools offers 226 major programs and 2 programs are available on distance learning. Last year, total 3,580 students have earned their graduate degrees/certificate at Cornell. Next tables summarize the offered graduate major programs and its sub-programs at Cornell with number of completers.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 11 programs 81
Agricultural Business and Management1 program -
Agricultural Economics1 program 29
Ornamental Horticulture1 program 6
International Agriculture1 program 4
Animal Sciences1 program 0
Agricultural Animal Breeding1 program 0
Food Science1 program 36
Plant Sciences1 program 0
Agronomy and Crop Science1 program 3
Horticultural Science1 program 0
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding1 program 3
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 2 programs 10
Natural Resources/Conservation1 program 10
Natural Resource Economics1 program 0
Architecture [+] 7 programs 116
Architecture1 program 0
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1 program 41
Environmental Design/Architecture1 program 1
Landscape Architecture1 program 21
Architectural History and Criticism1 program 0
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology1 program 53
Architecture and Related Services (other)1 program 0
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 programs 7
Asian Studies/Civilization1 program 3
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1 program 0
German Studies1 program 2
African-American/Black Studies1 program 2
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 programs 4
Communication1 program 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1 program 0
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2 programs 358
Information Technology1 program 113
Computer Science1 program 245
Education [+] 8 programs 0
Education1 program 0
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education1 program 0
Mathematics Teacher Education1 program 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education1 program 0
Biology Teacher Education1 program 0
Chemistry Teacher Education1 program 0
Physics Teacher Education1 program 0
Earth Science Teacher Education1 program 0
Engineering [+] 12 programs (1 online)703
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1 program 23
Agricultural Engineering1 program 16
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1 program 101
Chemical Engineering1 program 47
Civil Engineering1 program 44
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 96
Engineering Mechanics1 program 1
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1 program 17
Materials Engineering1 program 39
Mechanical Engineering1 program 86
Systems Engineering1 program (1 online)86
Operations Research1 program 147
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program 27
Engineering/Industrial Management1 program 27
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 6 programs 18
Linguistics1 program 4
Comparative Literature1 program 3
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 0
German Language and Literature1 program 0
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 8
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 3
Work and Family Studies [+] 3 programs 10
Housing and Human Environments1 program 9
Human Development and Family Studies1 program 1
Apparel and Textiles1 program 0
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 96
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence1 program 96
English Language And Literature [+] 2 programs 21
English Language and Literature1 program 13
Creative Writing1 program 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 18 programs 7
Biochemistry1 program 1
Biophysics1 program 0
Molecular Biology1 program 0
Botany/Plant Biology1 program 2
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1 program 1
Microbiology1 program 1
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology1 program 0
Immunology1 program 0
Zoology/Animal Biology1 program 0
Entomology1 program 1
Animal Physiology1 program 0
Animal Genetics1 program 0
Environmental Toxicology1 program 0
Biometry/Biometrics1 program 0
Ecology1 program 1
Evolutionary Biology1 program 0
Neuroscience1 program 0
Neurobiology and Behavior1 program 0
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 programs 76
Mathematics1 program 12
Applied Mathematics1 program 6
Statistics1 program 58
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 programs 16
Historic Preservation and Conservation1 program 7
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1 program 2
Science, Technology and Society1 program 2
Nutrition Sciences1 program 5
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 program 5
Philosophy1 program 5
Physical Sciences [+] 5 programs 70
Astronomy1 program 2
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1 program 1
Chemistry1 program 36
Geology/Earth Science1 program 4
Physics1 program 27
Psychology [+] 3 programs 19
Psychology1 program 2
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics1 program 5
Developmental and Child Psychology1 program 12
Human Services [+] 3 programs 100
Community Organization and Advocacy1 program 0
Public Administration1 program 100
Public Policy Analysis1 program 0
Social Sciences [+] 7 programs 72
Anthropology1 program 9
Archeology1 program 5
Economics1 program 18
Development Economics and International Development1 program 11
Political Science and Government1 program 15
Sociology1 program 12
Social Sciences (other)1 program 2
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 8 programs 19
Fashion/Apparel Design1 program 3
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1 program 3
Fine/Studio Arts1 program 6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1 program 1
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts1 program 1
Music1 program 2
Music Theory and Composition1 program 0
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1 program 3
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 programs 33
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1 program 33
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences1 program 0
Business [+] 5 programs (1 online)855
Business Administration and Management1 program 684
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management1 program 42
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1 program (1 online)27
Labor and Industrial Relations1 program 75
Real Estate1 program 27
History [+] 2 programs 7
History1 program 7
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology1 program 0
Total122 programs (2 online)2,730
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 9 programs 47
Agricultural Economics1 program 11
Ornamental Horticulture1 program 6
Animal Sciences1 program 8
Agricultural Animal Breeding1 program 0
Food Science1 program 11
Plant Sciences1 program 0
Agronomy and Crop Science1 program 0
Horticultural Science1 program 0
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding1 program 11
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 2 programs 7
Natural Resources/Conservation1 program 7
Natural Resource Economics1 program 0
Architecture [+] 2 programs 4
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1 program 2
Architectural History and Criticism1 program 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 programs 4
Asian Studies/Civilization1 program 0
East Asian Studies1 program 0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1 program 2
German Studies1 program 2
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 programs 7
Communication1 program 7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1 program 0
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2 programs 28
Information Technology1 program 10
Computer Science1 program 18
Education [+] 1 program 2
Education1 program 2
Engineering [+] 12 programs 135
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1 program 2
Agricultural Engineering1 program 13
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1 program 13
Chemical Engineering1 program 12
Civil Engineering1 program 12
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 31
Engineering Mechanics1 program 2
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1 program 12
Materials Engineering1 program 14
Mechanical Engineering1 program 13
Nuclear Engineering1 program 0
Operations Research1 program 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 6 programs 25
Linguistics1 program 5
Comparative Literature1 program 2
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 5
German Language and Literature1 program 0
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 8
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1 program 5
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 programs 1
Housing and Human Environments1 program 0
Human Development and Family Studies1 program 1
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 0
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence1 program 0
English Language And Literature [+] 1 program 9
English Language and Literature1 program 9
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 21 programs 58
Biochemistry1 program 5
Biophysics1 program 3
Molecular Biology1 program 10
Botany/Plant Biology1 program 7
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1 program 5
Microbiology1 program 3
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology1 program 0
Immunology1 program 1
Zoology/Animal Biology1 program 0
Entomology1 program 2
Animal Physiology1 program 2
Animal Genetics1 program 5
Pharmacology1 program 4
Toxicology1 program 1
Environmental Toxicology1 program 0
Biometry/Biometrics1 program 0
Computational Biology1 program 2
Ecology1 program 2
Evolutionary Biology1 program 2
Neuroscience1 program 0
Neurobiology and Behavior1 program 4
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 programs 22
Mathematics1 program 12
Applied Mathematics1 program 8
Statistics1 program 2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 programs 18
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1 program 3
Science, Technology and Society1 program 2
Nutrition Sciences1 program 13
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 2 programs 4
Philosophy1 program 4
Religion/Religious Studies1 program 0
Physical Sciences [+] 5 programs 75
Astronomy1 program 4
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1 program 2
Chemistry1 program 36
Geology/Earth Science1 program 8
Physics1 program 25
Psychology [+] 3 programs 11
Psychology1 program 3
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics1 program 3
Developmental and Child Psychology1 program 5
Human Services [+] 2 programs 1
Community Organization and Advocacy1 program 1
Public Policy Analysis1 program 0
Social Sciences [+] 5 programs 43
Anthropology1 program 6
Economics1 program 13
Political Science and Government1 program 12
Sociology1 program 11
Social Sciences (other)1 program 1
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 7 programs 11
Fashion/Apparel Design1 program 1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1 program 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1 program 4
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts1 program 0
Music1 program 0
Music Theory and Composition1 program 0
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1 program 3
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 program 8
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences1 program 8
Business [+] 3 programs 8
Business Administration and Management1 program 5
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management1 program 0
Labor and Industrial Relations1 program 3
History [+] 2 programs 12
History1 program 12
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology1 program 0
Total101 programs540
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 196
Law1 program 196
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 programs 99
Veterinary Medicine1 program 99
Total2 programs295
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 program 15
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)1 program 15
Total1 program15

2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of Cornell graduate programs is $30,006. The tuition per credit hour for graduate program is $1,520. The average living costs is $18,066 when a student lives on campus housing.
2019-2020 Graduate Program Tuition at Cornell
Amounts
Tuition$29,500
Fees$522
Costs per Credit Hour$1,520
Living on-campus$18,066
Living off-campus$18,066

Graduate Student Population

At Cornell graduate schools, there are total 8,418 graduate students. Among them, 204 students have enrolled graduate programs online exclusively. By gender, there are 4,559 men and 3,859 women students at Cornell graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population at Cornell.
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
Graduate Student Population in Online Programs at Cornell
Total Graduate StudentsEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Number of Students8,4182041158,099

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