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Cornell College overview
 Location Mount Vernon, Iowa
 Online cornellcollege.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Cornell College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, Cornell College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,532 prospective students applied, and 1,545 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 296 enrolled in the school.  1,019 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 9 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $41,874 plus fees of $425. Cornell College is ranked 165 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
Cornell College overview
SAT 1080/1320
ACT 23/30
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
Cornell College overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Cornell College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,323
Other Fees$425
Room and Board $9,384
Budget for Other Expenses$5,375
Total One Year Cost$58,381


Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Cornell College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 16%
Visual and Performing Arts 12%
Biology 11%
Psychology 8%
English and Literature 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153162 IPEDS survey data for Cornell College.