Graduate Student Data

Graduate Enrollment (Fall 2014)

  • Master's  60
  • Ph.D.  379


  • Applied Mathematics: 22 PhD's, 7 Master's
  • Applied Physics: 141 PhD's
  • Computational Science and Engineering: 27 Master's
  • Computer Science: 68 PhD's, 7 Master's
  • Engineering Sciences: 148 PhD's, 3 Master's


  • Women: 25%
  • Men: 75%

Degree Completion

  • Median years to complete degree: 6
  • Percent of students who graduate within 8 years: 80+%

Graduate Admissions Data (Fall 2015)

For the class of graduate students entering in Fall 2015, SEAS received more than 2100 applications across all Ph.D. and master's programs and admitted about 10 percent. For enrolled students across all Ph.D. and master's programs, average undergraduate GPA s were over 3.7 (on a 4.0 scale), average GRE quantitative scores were within the 90-95th percentiles, and average GRE verbal scores were within the 80-85th percentiles.  Due to the interdisciplinary nature of SEAS, students come with a variety of undergraduate majors. Common undergraduate majors include computer science, engineering (mechanical, bio, electrical, chemical, etc.), mathematics, physics, and chemistry.