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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
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Driven
    22%
  • Intellectual
    78%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 8 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    25%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    38%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    38%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 9 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 9 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 9 responses
  • $100K+
    22%
  • $75K-$100K
    11%
  • $50K-$75K
    11%
  • $25K-$50K
    44%
  • <$25K
    11%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 9 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    11%
  • Did not graduate yet
    89%
67%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 9 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
$34,424
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,203
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$239,100
National
$217,500

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