Cornell

Cornell University (Cornell) is a semester college located in Ithaca, New York. At Cornell, students can major in a broad variety of subjects ranging from Fiber to Electrical and Electronics Engineering and earn undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees.

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Admission

Selectivity & Test Scores
17%
51%
86%
37%
Unknown
30 - 33 / 36
SAT

We do not have enough information from this school to determine the average SAT range.

670-780 / 800
640-740 / 800
Unknown
ACT

The average ACT score for students admitted to Cornell for the 2013-2014 academic year was 31.5.

- / 36
- / 36
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Which score should I submit?

At Cornell, 86% of students submitted an SAT score, but Cornell accepts both the SAT and ACT.

Admission Requirements
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Required Recommended Required Required Yes

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total Costs

The tuition cost for students attending Cornell is $43,185.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to students at Cornell. In 2013, 66 percent of first-time students attending Cornell received some form of financial aid - student loans, grants or scholarships

66%
30%
55%
Financial Aid for Full-Time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 2,184 66% - -
Grant Aid 1,833 55% $61,283,617 $33,434
Student Loans 1,008 30% $6,365,966 $6,315
Financial Aid for All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Grant Aid 8,311 59% $251,860,250 $30,304
Student Loans 4,587 32% $22,394,457 $4,882
Net Price
Year Income: < 30K Income: 30K - 48K Income: 48K - 75K Income: 75K - 110K Income: > 110K
2011-2012 $9,980 $9,219 $13,355 $21,891 $39,073
2010-2011 $8,244 $9,277 $13,513 $22,439 $39,459
2009-2010 $9,610 $9,614 $12,514 $21,406 $37,644

Majors & Degrees

Graduation Rate
  • 87%
  • 93%
  • 93%
Majors Offered
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
  • Agricultural Animal Breeding
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Genetics
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Archeology
  • Architectural History and Criticism, General
  • Architecture
  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biometry/Biometrics
  • Biophysics
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication, General
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Food Science
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Housing and Human Environments, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Immunology
  • Information Technology
  • Institutional Food Workers
  • International Agriculture
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Operations Research
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
  • Viticulture and Enology
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Degree Details
Highest Degree Offered Continuing Professional Programs Academic and Career Counseling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduates Study Abroad
Doctoral No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Enrollment

:
Student-Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
0.184
MILLION
PER STUDENT
Endowment per FTE Enrollment
Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2012-2013
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