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Students at Cornell University

About the Students

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What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 72 responses
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  • Smart, hard working, and stressed
    57%
  • Work hard, play hard
    15%
  • Intelligent, but self absorbed
    10%
  • Stressed
    7%
  • Busy
    6%
  • Smart & stressed
    6%
Female Undergrads
52%
Male Undergrads
48%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    31%
  • Out-of-State
    59%
  • International
    9%
  • Unknown
    2%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    2%
  • 18-19
    44%
  • 20-21
    46%
  • 22-24
    6%
  • Over 25
    1%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    9%
  • $30k-$48k
    13%
  • $49k-$75k
    17%
  • $76k-$110k
    18%
  • $110k+
    43%

Ethnic Diversity

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68%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.129 responses
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74%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).130 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    6%
  • Asian
    18%
  • Hispanic
    12%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    10%
  • Multiracial
    4%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    8%
  • White
    41%

Politics On Campus

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What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 71 responses
  • Republican
    23%
  • Democratic
    39%
  • Independent
    14%
  • Other party not mentioned
    3%
  • I don't care about politics
    21%
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How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 128 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    14%
  • Liberal
    46%
  • Moderate
    26%
  • Conservative
    2%
  • Very conservative
    0%
  • Libertarian
    0%
  • Not sure
    13%
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