Cornell University

Ithaca, New York


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National Rank
Cornell University overview
Location Ithaca, New York
Online cornell.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Cornell University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Ithaca, New York, Cornell University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 51,324 prospective students applied, and 5,448 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,295 enrolled in the school.  23,499 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 101 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $54,584 plus fees of $604. Cornell is ranked 25 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1390/1540
ACT 32/34
GPA 3.9
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 2, 2020
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Cornell University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$604
Room and Board $14,766
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$73,904

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$98,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
93% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Cornell University students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 17%
Agriculture 13%
Business 13%
Biology 12%
Social Sciences 12%

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Oct 26, 2019
A******a from Hong Kong

Cornell is intellectually stimulating and life changing. It fosters us to be critical and mindful thinkers. I am so fortunate to have been a part of the Cornell community. Words just aren't enough to express my gratitude towards Cornell.

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