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Graduate Student Data

Graduate Enrollment (Fall 2019)

  • Terminal Master's:  125
  • Ph.D.:  426


  • Applied Mathematics: 31 PhD's
  • Applied Physics: 103 PhD's
  • Computational Science and Engineering: 35 Master's
  • Computer Science: 109 PhD's
  • Data  Science: 35  Master's
  • Design Engineering: 19 Master's
  • Engineering Sciences: 183 PhD's, 7 Master's
  • MS/MBA: Engineering Sciences: 29 Masters


  • Women: 34%
  • Men: 66%

Degree Completion

  • Median years to complete degree: 6
  • Percent of PhD graduates who graduate within 8 years: 94%

Graduate Admissions Data (Fall 2020)

For the class of graduate students entering in Fall 2020, SEAS received more than 4300 applications across all Ph.D. and master's programs and admitted about ~7 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 (examples: mechanical, bio, electrical, and chemical), mathematics, physics, and chemistry.