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Cornell University MS in Mechanical Engineering

70 Master's Degrees Awarded
$87,235 Average Salary

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

Mechanical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Cornell University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in ME, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in ME from Cornell Cost?

$30,042 Average Tuition and Fees

Cornell Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at Cornell paid an average of $0 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-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

How Much Can You Make With a MS in ME From Cornell?

$87,235 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of ME students who receive their master’s degree from Cornell is $87,235 per year. That is 10% higher than the national average of $79,252.


Does Cornell Offer an Online MS in ME?

Online degrees for the Cornell ME master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Cornell Online Learning page.

Cornell Master’s Student Diversity for ME

70 Master's Degrees Awarded
27.1% Women
40.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 70 master’s degrees in ME handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 27.1% of the students who received their MS in ME in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 17.2%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 40.0% of ME master’s degree recipients at Cornell in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 17%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 4
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 19
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

MS in ME Focus Areas at Cornell

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Mechanical Engineering 70

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Related Major Annual Graduates
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Agricultural Engineering 21
Biomedical Engineering 82
Chemical Engineering 61
Civil Engineering 41

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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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