Operations Research and Information Engineering, M.Eng. (Cornell NYC Tech)

Program Description

*NOTE, This degree is under the jurisdiction of College of Engineering, not the Graduate School

The one year M.Eng. in Operations Research and Information Engineering is a year-long immersive program led by faculty who are actively shaping the future of big data. ORIE students master the intricacies of business analytics, optimal decision-making and machine learning. You'll gain commercial context for your technical expertise through projects carried out in conjunction with tech giants and start-up companies. 

Contact Information


Cornell Tech 
2 West Loop Road
New York, NY 10044

Concentrations by Subject

  • applied operations research
  • data analytics
  • financial engineering
  • information technology
  • manufacturing and industrial engineering
  • strategic operations



Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Cornell Tech offers three application rounds. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application when ready. We will consider applicants that apply in each application round. We review applications as we receive them.

The 2017-2018 application deadlines are as follows:

  • Round 1 - December 5 at 11:59 pm EST
  • Round 2 - January 18at 11:59 pm EST
  • Round 3 - March 8at 11:59 pm EST

Requirements Summary:

  • Ideal candidates have a passion for using data-derived insights to shape business decisions. The technical requirements are that you have completed one course on linear algebra, one course on intermediate-level probability and statistics, and one course on programming before applying. For information on the M.Eng. program in New York City, please visit: 

    • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL or IELTS Exam for Non-Native English Applicants
    • GRE general test
    • Personal Statement
    • Two letters of recommendation


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