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Cornell University
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  • 4 Year
  • ITHACA, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

300 DAY HALL
ITHACA, NY 14853
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Ivy League

Cornell University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 2
Acceptance Rate
11%
    SAT Range
    1400-1540
    ACT Range
    32-35
    Application Fee
    $80
    SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
    High School GPA
    Considered but not required
    Accepts Common App
    Yes

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    Cost

    Net Price
    $27,522 / year
    National
    $15,523
    Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
    Average Total Aid Awarded
    $47,664 / year
    National
    $7,535
    Students Receiving Financial Aid
    59%

    Scholarship

    Academics

    Professors
    grade A+
    Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
    Student Faculty Ratio
    8:1
    Evening Degree Programs
    No
    82%
    of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 119 responses
    62%
    of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 157 responses
    33%
    of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 156 responses

    Majors

    Online

    Online Programs Offered
    0
    Offers Online Courses
    Yes
    Online Certificate Programs
    0
    Online Associates Programs
    0
    Online Bachelor's Programs
    0
    How Students Learn
    • Mix of Online and on Campus
      69%
    • On Campus
      0%
    • Online
      30%

    Students

    Full-Time Enrollment
    14,693 Undergrads
    Part-Time Undergrads
    50
    Undergrads Over 25
    1%
    Pell Grant
    15%
    Varsity Athletes
    2%
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
    Based on 99 responses
    • Smart, hard working, and stressed
      57%
    • Work hard, play hard
      16%
    • Intelligent, but self absorbed
      7%
    • Stressed
      6%
    • Smart & stressed
      5%
    • Busy
      4%
    • Amazing
      1%

    Campus Life

    Freshmen Live On-Campus
    99%
    Poll
    56%
    of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 171 responses
    Poll
    68%
    of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 191 responses
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes your school?
    Based on 118 responses
    • Any person, any study
      47%
    • Endless possibilities
      13%
    • Work hard, play hard
      9%
    • Work hard, play later
      9%
    • Legacies and Trust-fund babies
      8%
    • Bureaucratic and frustrating!
      4%
    • Play hard, work harder.
      4%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $77,200 / year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    95%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    93%
    National
    83%
    82%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 78 responses

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