12 months
20800 USD/year
20800 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Excellent facilities for laboratory and field studies include the outstanding Entomology Library and a renowned insect collection on the Cornell campus. The Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell University and the Cornell AgriTech at Geneva are outstanding research facilities.


Students in Entomology from Cornell University, are expected to communicate research findings orally and in writing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Expected Proficiencies for Entomology Students
  • Students in Entomology are expected to develop and demonstrate creativity in research, teaching, and/or extension. We consider indicators of success when students …
  • demonstrate intellectual engagement and become an established member of the research/teaching/extension community through participation in departmental seminars, journal clubs, scientific meetings, lab group meetings.
  • develop the ability to assimilate information and knowledge from multiple sources to form hypotheses and questions by becoming familiar with the relevant literature and be able to discuss their research with peers and faculty.
  • develop critical thinking skills, including the ability to identify and evaluate assumptions in an argument, analyze arguments, and formulate coherent opinions and place their own research into context.
  • demonstrate the ability to write scientifically including research proposals, peer-reviewed papers and/or extension or outreach articles.
  • conduct research by mastering appropriate research methodologies, analyzing and interpreting their own research findings.

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject
  • acarology
  • apiculture
  • applied entomology
  • aquatic entomology
  • biological control
  • general entomology (minor)
  • insect behavior
  • insect biochemistry
  • insect ecology
  • insect genetics
  • insect morphology
  • insect pathology
  • insect physiology
  • insect systematics
  • insect toxicology and insecticide chemistry
  • integrated pest management
  • medical and veterinary entomology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL or IELTS Exam for Non-Native English Applicants
  • three recommendations
  • Note: GRE test scores are no longer required for application to this program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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