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Cornell University PhD in Electrical Engineering

23 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is Electrical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Electrical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Cornell University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the doctor’s degree program in EE, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in EE from Cornell Cost?

$30,042 Average Tuition and Fees

Cornell Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at Cornell was $1,575 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $29,500 $29,500
Fees $542 $542

Does Cornell Offer an Online PhD in EE?

Cornell does not offer an online option for its EE doctor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Cornell Online Learning page.

Cornell Doctorate Student Diversity for EE

23 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
13.0% Women
8.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 23 students received their doctor’s degree in EE. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 13.0% of the students who received their PhD in EE in 2019-2020 were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 17.2%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 8.7% of EE doctor’s degree recipients at Cornell in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 9%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 4
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

PhD in EE Focus Areas at Cornell

Electrical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 23

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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