Graduate Programs Overview

Cornell University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Ithaca, New York. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $30,042 in average for all students.

It offers two hundreds thirty-three graduate programs: 122 Master's, 109 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 3,156 students have been conferred Master's degree and 812 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCornell University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address300 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY
Graduate School Students8,877 students
1,682 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$30,042
Student to Faculty9:1 (11.11%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 233 Graduate Programs
122 Master's, 2 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Cornell University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $30,042 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,575.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$29,500
Fees$542
Cost per Credit$1,575
Books & Supplies$990
Room & Board$15,756 (On-Campus) / $15,396 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,964 (On-Campus) / $2,964 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$49,752
Off-Campus Total$49,392
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$29,585$29,585$29,584$30,022$30,042

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Cornell University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 693 major areas - 121 Master's , 107 Doctorate , 1 Post-Bachelor'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total3,156812--
Men1,771397--
Women1,385415--
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Business
History
Agriculture
Legal Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 23,620 students enrolled in Cornell University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 8,877 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 4,687 male and 4,190 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 8,282 full-time and 595 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,682 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 5,884 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total8,877
Men Students4,687
Women Students4,190
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total8,877
Full-time Students8,282
Part-time Students595
By race/ethnicity 2,816 White, 310 Black, and 855 Asian students are attending at Cornell University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total8,877
American Indian /
Native American
21
Asian855
Black310
Hispanic540
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
8
White2,816
Two or more races201
Un-Known413
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Cornell University, 1,682 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 5,884 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment8,877
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,682
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses5,884
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,311
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,682
New York Resident662
Other State In U.S.598
Outside of U.S.422



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