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Operations Research – Average GRE Scores for New Enrollees*

PHD 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Analytical (P) - - - - - - - - - -
Verbal (P) - c c - c c - c c c
Quantitative (P) - c c - c c - c c c
Analyt Writing (P) - c c - c c - c c c
MAS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Analytical (P) - - - - - - - - - -
Verbal (P) - - - - - - - c - -
Quantitative (P) - - - - - - - c - -
Analyt Writing (P) - - - - - - - c - -
MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Analytical (P) - - - - - - - - - -
Verbal (P) c c - - - - - - - -
Quantitative (P) c c - - - - - - - -
Analyt Writing (P) c c - - - - - - - -
MS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Analytical (P) - - - - - - - - - -
Verbal (P) c 154.00 (62%)
n=6
c - c - - - c -
Quantitative (P) c 166.50 (95%)
n=6
c - c - - - c -
Analyt Writing (P) c 3.00 (14%)
n=6
c - c - - - c -

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*GRE tests taken on or after August 1st, 2011 are scored according the following scale:
    Verbal Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Quantitative Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Analytical Writing: 0 - 6, half point increments
  For tests taken prior to August 1st, 2011, scores were converted to the new scale accordingly.
P = Percentile Ranking
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Operations Research – Average GMAT Scores for New Enrollees

PHD 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total (P) * - - c - - - - - - -
Verbal (P) * - - c - - - - - - -
Quantitative (P) * - - c - - - - - - -
Analyt Writing (P) * - - c - - - - - - -

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*P = Percentile Ranking
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Operations Research – Jr/Sr GPA for New Enrollees

PHD 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
GPA - - - - - c - c c c
MAS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
GPA - - - - - - - c - -
MS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
GPA - - - - - - - - c c

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Operations Research – Demographics for New Enrollees

PHD 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total New Enrl - 1 4 - 1 2 - 2 3 4
Domestic - c c - c c - c c c
  Total URM * - c c - c c - c c c
    Black/Afr. Amer. - c c - c c - c c c
    Am. Ind./AK Native - c c - c c - c c c
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - c c - c c - c c c
    Hispanic/Latino - c c - c c - c c c
  Asian - c c - c c - c c c
  White - c c - c c - c c c
  Two or More - c c - c c - c c c
  Unknown - c c - c c - c c c
International - c c - c c - c c c
MAS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total New Enrl - - - - - - - 1 - -
Domestic - - - - - - - c - -
  Total URM * - - - - - - - c - -
    Black/Afr. Amer. - - - - - - - c - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - - - - c - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - - c - -
    Hispanic/Latino - - - - - - - c - -
  Asian - - - - - - - c - -
  White - - - - - - - c - -
  Two or More - - - - - - - c - -
  Unknown - - - - - - - c - -
International - - - - - - - c - -
MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total New Enrl 1 1 - - - - - - - -
Domestic c c - - - - - - - -
  Total URM * c c - - - - - - - -
    Black/Afr. Amer. c c - - - - - - - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native c c - - - - - - - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. c c - - - - - - - -
    Hispanic/Latino c c - - - - - - - -
  Asian c c - - - - - - - -
  White c c - - - - - - - -
  Two or More c c - - - - - - - -
  Unknown c c - - - - - - - -
International c c - - - - - - - -
MS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total New Enrl 3 6 2 - 1 - - - 2 1
Domestic c - c - c - - - c c
  Total URM * c - c - c - - - c c
    Black/Afr. Amer. c - c - c - - - c c
    Am. Ind./AK Native c - c - c - - - c c
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. c - c - c - - - c c
    Hispanic/Latino c - c - c - - - c c
  Asian c - c - c - - - c c
  White c - c - c - - - c c
  Two or More c - c - c - - - c c
  Unknown c - c - c - - - c c
International c 6 (100%) c - c - - - c c

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0

PHD 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female - c c - c c - c c c
Male - c c - c c - c c c
Total - 1 4 - 1 2 - 2 3 4
MAS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female - - - - - - - c - -
Male - - - - - - - c - -
Total - - - - - - - 1 - -
MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female c c - - - - - - - -
Male c c - - - - - - - -
Total 1 1 - - - - - - - -
MS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female c 3 (50%) c - c - - - c c
Male c 3 (50%) c - c - - - c c
Total 3 6 2 - 1 - - - 2 1

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Operations Research – Total Enrollments by Advisor/Reporting Department and Degree

ENT 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
PHD 1 - - - -
MAS - - - - -
MENG - - - - -
MS - - - - -
I E 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
PHD 3 - - - -
MAS - - - - -
MENG - - - - -
MS 1 2 1 1 1
O R 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
PHD 33 50 50 43 44
MAS - - - - -
MENG 10 5 2 1 1
MS 17 21 15 9 20
Total 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
PHD 37 50 50 43 44 43 44 40 44 44
MAS - - - - - - - 1 - -
MENG 10 5 2 1 1 - - - - -
MS 18 23 16 10 21 11 20 18 16 7

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

"-" indicates n=0
*Advisor/Reporting Department data is unavailable for this year.


Operations Research – Total Enrollments by Demographic

PHD 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total Enrl 37 50 50 43 44 43 44 40 44 44
Domestic 9 (24%) 14 (28%) 14 (28%) 9 (21%) 11 (25%) 8 (19%) 9 (20%) 10 (25%) 13 (30%) 14 (32%)
  Total URM * 2 (5%) 4 (8%) 4 (8%) 3 (7%) 3 (7%) 2 (5%) 2 (5%) 2 (5%) 3 (7%) 2 (5%)
    Black/Afr. Amer. -   1 (2%)   1 (2%)   1 (2%)   1 (2%) - - - - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - - - - - - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - - - - -
    Hispanic/Latino   2 (5%)   3 (6%)   3 (6%)   2 (5%)   2 (5%)   2 (5%)   2 (5%)   2 (5%)   3 (7%)   2 (5%)
  Asian 1 (3%) 2 (4%) 2 (4%) 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 1 (3%) - -
  White 6 (16%) 7 (14%) 7 (14%) 5 (12%) 6 (14%) 4 (9%) 5 (11%) 6 (15%) 8 (18%) 11 (25%)
  Two or More - - - - - - - - - -
  Unknown - 1 (2%) 1 (2%) - 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 1 (3%) 2 (5%) 1 (2%)
International 28 (76%) 36 (72%) 36 (72%) 34 (79%) 33 (75%) 35 (81%) 35 (80%) 30 (75%) 31 (70%) 30 (68%)
MAS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total Enrl - - - - - - - 1 - -
Domestic - - - - - - - c - -
  Total URM * - - - - - - - c - -
    Black/Afr. Amer. - - - - - - - c - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - - - - c - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - - c - -
    Hispanic/Latino - - - - - - - c - -
  Asian - - - - - - - c - -
  White - - - - - - - c - -
  Two or More - - - - - - - c - -
  Unknown - - - - - - - c - -
International - - - - - - - c - -
MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total Enrl 10 5 2 1 1 - - - - -
Domestic 1 (10%) - c c c - - - - -
  Total URM * - - c c c - - - - -
    Black/Afr. Amer. - - c c c - - - - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - c c c - - - - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - c c c - - - - -
    Hispanic/Latino - - c c c - - - - -
  Asian 1 (10%) - c c c - - - - -
  White - - c c c - - - - -
  Two or More - - c c c - - - - -
  Unknown - - c c c - - - - -
International 9 (90%) 5 (100%) c c c - - - - -
MS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total Enrl 18 23 16 10 21 11 20 18 16 7
Domestic 8 (44%) 5 (22%) 6 (38%) 2 (20%) 3 (14%) 3 (27%) - 1 (6%) 1 (6%) 1 (14%)
  Total URM * 1 (6%) 1 (4%) 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) 1 (9%) - - - -
    Black/Afr. Amer.   1 (6%)   1 (4%) - - - - - - - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - - - - - - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - - - - -
    Hispanic/Latino - -   1 (6%) -   1 (5%)   1 (9%) - - - -
  Asian 1 (6%) - - - - - - - - -
  White 5 (28%) 4 (17%) 5 (31%) 2 (20%) 2 (10%) 2 (18%) - 1 (6%) - -
  Two or More 1 (6%) - - - - - - - - -
  Unknown - - - - - - - - 1 (6%) 1 (14%)
International 10 (56%) 18 (78%) 10 (63%) 8 (80%) 18 (86%) 8 (73%) 20 (100%) 17 (94%) 15 (94%) 6 (86%)

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0

PHD 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female 11 (30%) 11 (22%) 12 (24%) 9 (21%) 7 (16%) 13 (30%) 14 (32%) 14 (35%) 15 (34%) 12 (27%)
Male 26 (70%) 39 (78%) 38 (76%) 34 (79%) 37 (84%) 30 (70%) 30 (68%) 26 (65%) 29 (66%) 32 (73%)
Total 37 50 50 43 44 43 44 40 44 44
MAS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female - - - - - - - c - -
Male - - - - - - - c - -
Total - - - - - - - 1 - -
MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female 4 (40%) 1 (20%) c c c - - - - -
Male 6 (60%) 4 (80%) c c c - - - - -
Total 10 5 2 1 1 - - - - -
MS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female 6 (33%) 13 (57%) 7 (44%) 5 (50%) 9 (43%) 4 (36%) 7 (35%) 4 (22%) 4 (25%) 3 (43%)
Male 12 (67%) 10 (43%) 9 (56%) 5 (50%) 12 (57%) 7 (64%) 13 (65%) 14 (78%) 12 (75%) 4 (57%)
Total 18 23 16 10 21 11 20 18 16 7

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

c = data not displayed because n is too small to protect confidentiality of the student data
"-" indicates n=0


Operations Research – Total Degrees Conferred by Advisor/Reporting Department and Degree

ENT 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
PHD 1 - - - -
MENG - - - - -
MS - - - - -
I E 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
PHD 2 - - - -
MENG - - - - -
MS - - - - 1
O R 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
PHD 6 7 8 6 11
MENG 5 7 1 1 2
MS 9 10 13 7 16
Total 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
PHD 9 7 8 6 11 9 9 3 4 12
MENG 5 7 1 1 2 - - - - -
MS 9 10 13 7 17 12 10 16 12 3

(Last updated 10/26/2021)

"-" indicates n=0
*Advisor/Reporting Department data is unavailable for this year.


Operations Research – Median Time to Degree (years)

PHD 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
In Major/Degree * 5.3 5.7 4.8 4.5 5 5.3 4.7 6.3 5 5
First Enrollment 5.3 5.7 4.8 5 5 6 5 6.3 6 5.3
Number (n) n=9 n=7 n=8 n=6 n=11 n=9 n=9 n=3 n=9 n=11
MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
In Major/Degree * 1.7 1 1.7 1.7 1.9 - - - - -
First Enrollment 2.6 2 1.7 1.7 1.9 - - - - -
Number (n) n=5 n=7 n=1 n=1 n=2 - - - - -
MS 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
In Major/Degree * 1.7 1.9 2 2 2 2 1.7 2 1.7 2
First Enrollment 2.3 2 2 2 2 2.2 1.7 2 1.7 2
Number (n) n=9 n=10 n=13 n=7 n=17 n=12 n=10 n=16 n=14 n=3

(Last updated 10/27/2021)

*In Major/Degree: The median time to degree in graduating major and degree at Penn State.
First Enrollment: The median time to degree based on the first enrollment as a graduate student at Penn State.
"-" indicates n=0


Operations Research – Degree Completion, UP Campus

PHD #Started 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years Total Completed % Completed
2011/12 Cohort 19 - - 1 3 4 1 1 2 - 12 63%
2012/13 Cohort 6 - - 1 - 2 1 - - 4 67%
2013/14 Cohort 9 - 1 - 4 1 1 1 8 89%
2014/15 Cohort 6 - 1 - - 2 2 5 83%
2015/16 Cohort 13 - - - 4 5 9 69%
2016/17 Cohort 6 - - - 4 4 67%
2017/18 Cohort 4 - - - - -
2018/19 Cohort 10 - - - -
2019/20 Cohort 7 - - -
2020/21 Cohort 5
MAS #Started 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years Total Completed % Completed
2011/12 Cohort - - - - - - - - - - - -
2012/13 Cohort - - - - - - - - - - -
2013/14 Cohort - - - - - - - - - -
2014/15 Cohort - - - - - - - - -
2015/16 Cohort - - - - - - - -
2016/17 Cohort - - - - - - -
2017/18 Cohort - - - - - -
2018/19 Cohort 1 1 - 1 100%
2019/20 Cohort - - - -
2020/21 Cohort -
MENG #Started 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years Total Completed % Completed
2011/12 Cohort 8 8 - - - - - - - - 8 100%
2012/13 Cohort 4 2 - - - - - - - 2 50%
2013/14 Cohort 4 4 - - - - - - 4 100%
2014/15 Cohort 2 2 - - - - - 2 100%
2015/16 Cohort - - - - - - - -
2016/17 Cohort - - - - - - -
2017/18 Cohort - - - - - -
2018/19 Cohort - - - - -
2019/20 Cohort - - - -
2020/21 Cohort -
MS #Started 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years Total Completed % Completed
2011/12 Cohort 15 7 7 - - - - - - - 14 93%
2012/13 Cohort 8 2 5 1 - - - - - 8 100%
2013/14 Cohort 16 4 11 1 - - - - 16 100%
2014/15 Cohort 10 3 7 - - - - 10 100%
2015/16 Cohort 3 3 - - - - 3 100%
2016/17 Cohort 25 13 10 2 - 25 100%
2017/18 Cohort 8 7 1 - 8 100%
2018/19 Cohort 10 9 1 10 100%
2019/20 Cohort 5 2 2 40%
2020/21 Cohort 2

(Last updated 10/27/2021)

"-" indicates n=0

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