Admissions for M.Eng. Students

The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) is a professional degree, typically completed in two semesters of study. Each field conducts its own admissions process.


Admission deadlines vary by field. Please see the individual program pages for admissions deadlines.

For students who wish to be considered for College of Engineering fellowships and scholarships, be sure to meet each program’s preferred admission deadlines.

Requirements for all fields

Complete the online application. More information is available from the Graduate School.

  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Application fee
  • TOEFL scores for applicants whose native language is not English
  • GRE: requirements vary by program

Each Field may have additional requirements. Please see the individual program pages for more details.

For Cornell Undergraduates Only: Early-admit option

  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • GREs not required

M.Eng. admissions frequently asked questions

M.Eng. Student Ambassadors

M.Eng. Ambassadors are available to answer non-application questions about why they chose Cornell, what classes they are taking, their M.Eng. project, their job search process, how they like Cornell and Ithaca, and related non-application questions. Admissions-related questions (such as acceptance criteria, application, etc.) should be directed to the appropriate staff of each M.Eng. program. Student Ambassadors are only available for email correspondence between September 1 and May 20 each year.

M.Eng. Student Ambassador Contact Form

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