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Cornell University
  • Graduate School
  • ITHACA, NY

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Cornell is a private graduate school in Ithaca, New York. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 8,418 graduate students. Of the 99 graduate programs offered at Cornell University, 2 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Cornell University are Business, Computer Science, and Law. 1% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
8,418
Part-Time Grad Students
94
Research Assistants
1,211
Teaching Assistants
1,445
Racial Diversity
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    42.7%
  • White
    31.6%
  • Unknown
    8.8%
  • Asian
    7.5%
  • Hispanic
    5.4%
  • African American
    2.3%
  • Multiracial
    1.5%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Driven
    33%
  • Down-to-earth
    6%
  • Friendly
    6%
  • Intellectual
    56%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 17 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    18%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    41%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    41%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
83%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 18 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 18 responses
Poll
61%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 18 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 18 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    11%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    28%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    17%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    28%
  • More than $100,000
    17%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 18 responses
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    6%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    11%
  • Did not graduate yet
    83%
67%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 18 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$40,973
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,248
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$282,000
National
$244,900

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