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Graduate Student Data

Graduate Enrollment (Fall 2021)

  • Terminal Masters:  212
  • PhD:  462


  • Applied Mathematics: 43 Ph.D.s
  • Applied Physics: 102 Ph.D.s
  • Computational Science and Engineering: 46 Masters
  • Computer Science: 129 Ph.D.s
  • Data Science: 98 Masters
  • Design Engineering: 42 Masters
  • Engineering Sciences: 188 Ph.D.s
  • MS/MBA: Engineering Sciences: 45 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 2021)

For the class of graduate students entering in Fall 2021, SEAS received more than 5,000 applications across all PhD and masters programs and admitted about ~7 percent of applicants. For enrolled students across all PhD and masters programs, the average undergraduate GPA was over 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.