At Cornell, graduate admissions decisions are made by faculty in your proposed field of study. Although the Graduate School coordinates the admission process and establishes minimum requirements for admission (listed below), application deadlines and additional requirements vary by field of study and degree program. Be sure to check with your field to confirm supplemental requirements.
For all applicants:
- Take required tests
- Request recommendations
- Write a statement of purpose
- Prepare transcripts
- Admissions review considering COVID-19 disruptions
- Admission and admitted students FAQ