Cornell College Overview

Student population

Address600 First St. SW
Mount Vernon, IA
School Websitewww.cornellcollege.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Fringe

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Cornell College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Mount Vernon, Iowa that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,532 students applied to Cornell College. Of those students, 1,545 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Cornell College was $41,874, in addition to fees of $425. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Cornell College.

Cornell College has a 76% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Cornell College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Cornell College acceptance rate is 61%. To put this into perspective, 1,545 of the 2,532 students who applied to Cornell College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Cornell College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Cornell College had an SAT score between the range of 1,080 and 1,320. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Cornell College was between 23 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Cornell College as part of their application.

Cornell College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Cornell College, the tuition for in-state residents is $41,874. Combined with fees of $425, room and board costs of $9,384, other expenses of $5,375 and the $1,323 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $42,299 in tuition.

Students at Cornell College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Cornell College was $4,430 last year, with 22% of students being awarded federal aid.

Cornell College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Cornell College.

Cornell College has a good gender split, with 48% of undergraduates being female and 52% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 74% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 20% of students come from in-state and 6% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Cornell College is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Cornell College Popular Majors and Programs

BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
EDUCATION
SOCIAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
HISTORY
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS

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