Student Population
National Rank
Cornell College overview
Location Mount Vernon, Iowa
Online cornellcollege.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 2,276 prospective students applied, and 1,480 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 300 enrolled in the school.  1,002 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $40,655 plus fees of $225. Cornell College is ranked 175 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
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SAT 1170/1400
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Cornell College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,339
Other Fees$225
Room and Board $9,110
Budget for Other Expenses$4,625
Total One Year Cost$55,954


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.