Application deadlines and admissions requirements vary by field. Provided below are general guidelines. Please follow the links for more information.
Operations Research and Information Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Engineering Management, Engineering Physics
Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering
After February 1, in most fields, applications are reviewed for admission on a rolling basis. Early application is encouraged.
In most fields, applications are reviewed for admission on a rolling basis. Financial aid is awarded based on availability of funds. Fields encourage early application. For preferred deadlines, check with the field you are applying to. CEE also bases funding on merit.
Operations Research and Information Engineering (check with the field before applying)
Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science
Aerospace Engineering, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Engineering Management, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering
Deadlines vary (check with field)
Chemical Engineering, Geological Sciences
No spring admission
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Systems Engineering
- Online application
- Statement of purpose
- Letters of recommendation (2)
- Application fee
- GRE scores
- TOEFL scores for applicants whose native language is not English
- Biological and Environmental Engineering: resume
- Biomedical Engineering: preferably (3) letters of recommendation
- Operations Research and Information Engineering: resume and list of prerequisites
For field-specific requirements, check with the field you are applying to.
For Cornell Undergraduates Only: Early-admit option
(2) letters of Recommendation
GRE's not required
"As a Knight Scholar, I am simultaneously earning my MEng and MBA from Cornell--which will enable me to apply my engineering expertise to the marketplace." -Jan Ma ’07 BEE, MEng ’08 BME