Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

Overview

Address300 Day Hall
School Websitewww.cornell.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Cornell University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Ithaca, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 51,324 students applied to Cornell University. Of those students, 5,448 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Cornell University was $54,584, in addition to fees of $604. 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 University.

Cornell University has a 95% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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ACT-
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The Cornell University acceptance rate is 11%. To put this into perspective, 5,448 of the 51,324 students who applied to Cornell University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Cornell University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Cornell University had an SAT score between the range of 1,390 and 1,540. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Cornell University was between 32 and 34 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Cornell University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Cornell University, the tuition for in-state residents is $54,584. Combined with fees of $604, room and board costs of $14,766, other expenses of $2,800 and the $1,150 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $73,904.

Out-of-state residents 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 $55,188 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Cornell University to $73,904 for out-of-state students.

Students at Cornell University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Cornell University was $6,693 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 16%.

Cornell University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

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

Cornell University has a good gender split, with 53% of undergraduates being female and 47% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 57% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 31% of students come from in-state and 10% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Cornell University is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Cornell University to thrive in your studies.

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