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Graduate Student Data

Graduate Enrollment (Fall 2022)

  • Terminal Masters:  301
  • PhD:  490


  • Applied Mathematics: 36 Ph.D.s
  • Applied Physics: 104 Ph.D.s
  • Computational Science and Engineering: 64 Masters
  • Computer Science: 149 Ph.D.s
  • Data Science: 127 Masters
  • Design Engineering: 54 Masters
  • Engineering Sciences: 198 Ph.D.s
  • MS/MBA: Engineering Sciences: 56 Masters


  • Women: 41%
  • Men: 59%

Degree Completion

  • Median years to complete degree: 6
  • Percent of PhD graduates who graduate within 8 years: 96%

Graduate Admissions Data (Fall 2022)

For the class of graduate students entering in Fall 2022, SEAS received more than 5,000 applications across all PhD and masters programs; just over 200 graduate students enrolled in Fall 2022. For enrolled students across all PhD and masters programs, the average undergraduate GPA was ~3.8 (on a 4.0 scale).  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.