Facts and Figures

Cornell University’s Graduate School is committed to providing comprehensive and transparent information on graduate study as a means of supporting prospective applicants in their decision-making process, as well as informing current students, staff, faculty, and external audiences on program performance.

Doctoral Program Statistics

An interactive data visualization to help the Cornell community, including prospective students, assess program performance.

Five-Year Admissions Profile

Five-year trends for applicants, applicants who were offered admissions, and admitted students who completed all requirements to become students at Cornell (matriculants); detailed information included on gender, citizenship, and ethnicity.

Five-Year Enrollment Profile

Five-year trends for new and continuing students; detailed information included on gender, citizenship, and ethnicity.

Ph.D. Median Time-To-Degree

Ph.D. median time-to-degree by graduating cohorts, with discipline comparison available; detailed information included on gender, citizenship, and ethnicity.

Ph.D. Attrition and Completion Rates by Discipline

Discipline-level Ph.D. attrition and completion rates by entering cohorts; detailed information included on gender, citizenship, and ethnicity.

Doctoral Career Outcomes

A cross-sectional view of the employment status of Cornell’s doctoral alumni from degree years 1994 – 2018