Cornell University

Nuclear Science and Engineering


410 Thurston Ave

Ithaca, NY 14850

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S. - Nuclear Science and Engineering;M.Eng. - Nuclear Engineering;, Ph.D. - Nuclear Science and Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Nuclear science and engineering is concerned with the understanding, development, and application of nuclear reactions and radiations. It includes reactor physics, nuclear power, plasma physics, thermonuclear fusion, electron and ion beam physics, neutron activation analysis, prompt and delayed gamma ray spectrometry, atomic physics, and radiation damage in microelectronic structures. The graduate programs at Cornell allow specialization in a science, in engineering, or in a combination of the two.
For an application, visit the Graduate School's website at Cornell University.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999