Graduate Student Data

Graduate Enrollment (Fall 2016)

  • Master's  84
  • Ph.D.  394


  • Applied Mathematics: 34 PhD's
  • Applied Physics: 120 PhD's
  • Computational Science and Engineering: 63 Master's
  • Computer Science: 84 PhD's
  • Design Engineering: 15 Master's
  • Engineering Sciences: 156 PhD's, 6 Master's


  • Women: 30%
  • Men: 70%

Degree Completion

  • Median years to complete degree: 6
  • Percent of students who graduate within 8 years: 90+%

Graduate Admissions Data (Fall 2017)

For the class of graduate students entering in Fall 2017, SEAS received more than 2600 applications across all Ph.D. and master's programs and admitted about 9 percent of applicants. For enrolled students across all Ph.D. and master's programs, average undergraduate GPA s were over 3.8 (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.