Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition Rates & Fees from the Office of the Bursar

Includes information on undergraduate tuition, graduate research tuition, professional degree tuition, mandatory/administrative fees, in absentia fees, and other tuition fees. Contact the bursar directly with questions.

Cost to Attend Cornell University from the Office of Financial Aid for Undergraduates

Includes information on the value of a Cornell education, cost of attendance, and financial aid information. Contact the financial aid office directly with questions. 

Cost and Funding Information from the Graduate School for Ph.D. Students

Includes tuition rates, health insurance rates, and costs of attendance. Contact the Graduate School directly with questions. 

Tuition and Potential Funding Opportunities for M.Eng. Students

Master of Engineering tuition for 2023-24 academic year is currently $65,204.00.

Other expenses to be aware of:

  • $24,372.00 – estimated living expenses ($2,708.00 per month) of rent, food, utilities, etc...
  • $2,293.00/semester – mandatory student health insurance package (for the 2023-24 academic year)
  • $85.00 – student activity fee ($42.50 per semester)

There is limited financial assistance available for the Master of Engineering degree available through the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering. 

You may consult the links below for the College of Engineering a to find more information about potential funding opportunities.

  • Cornell Engineering financial aid: tuition awards, special awards, and teaching assistantships.
  • Lester B. Knight Jr. Scholarship: awarded to students interested in combining their Cornell M.Eng. training with an M.B.A. from the Johnson School at Cornell. Interested students must apply to and be admitted to the M.Eng. program and then apply for consideration to the M.B.A. program while enrolled.