Graduate Student Data

Graduate Enrollment (Fall 2012)

  • Total graduate engineering enrollment: 407
  • Master's degree full-time: 13
  • Master's degree part-time: 4
  • Ph.D. full-time: 390

BY DEGREE & DEGREE AREA

Note: Numbers are approximate (depending on time of declaration of field).

  • Applied Mathematics: 21
  • Applied Physics: 146
  • Computer Science: 66
  • Engineering Sciences: 174

BY GENDER (ALL DEGREES)

  • Women: 118 (29%)
  • Men: 289 (71%)

BY RACE/ETHNICITY/NATIONALITY

  • International: 183 (45%)
  • African American: 6 (1%)
  • Asian American/Pacific: 52 (13%)
  • Hispanic American: 10 (2%)
  • Native American: 0 (0%)
  • White 136 (33%)
  • Unknown: 15 (4%)
  • Multi-Racial: 5 (1%)

Degree Completion

  • Mean years to complete degree for 2010-11: 5.74
  • % of entering students who complete the degree: 80.7%

ADMISSIONS DATA (FALL 2012)

ADMISSIONS STATISTICS (MASTER'S AND PH.D.

  • Total Applicants: 2016
  • Total Acceptances: 185
  • Overall Acceptance Rate: 9.2%

ADMITTED PH.D. STUDENT PROFILE

Average Undergraduate Major GPA: 3.79

Average Undergraduate Cum GPA: 3.84

Average GRE Verbal Score: 161 (82%)

Average GRE Quantitative Score: 165 (90%)

Average GRE Analytical Score: 4.3 (60%)

% with Master's Degree: 31%

ADMITTED MASTER'S STUDENTS PROFILE

Average Undergraduate Major GPA: 3.64

Average Undergraduate Cum GPA: 3.60

Average GRE Verbal Score: 160 (79%)

Average GRE Quantitative Score: 163 (87%)

Average GRE Analytical Score: 4.5 (64%)

% with Master's Degree: 7%

TOP ADMITTED STUDENT (MASTER’S AND PH.D.) UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS

Admitted students in engineering and applied sciences earned undergraduate degrees in a variety of disciplines including Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Engineering Physics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Chemistry.

TOP CROSS OVER PROGRAMS

Admitted students in engineering and applied sciences who chose not to attend Harvard, most commonly went to: Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University - GSAS, Princeton University, California Institute of Technology, Cornell University, University of Oxford, University of California, Santa Barbara, University of Cambridge, Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University, University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University.