Cornell University

Cornell University


We have taken to heart the revolutionary spirit that founded our university and encourage each other to pursue unpredicted lines of thinking in order to effect change on local and international scales.Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, we have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

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  • Phone: (607) 254-4636

  • Famous graduates: Lee Teng-hui, Chan Heng Chee, Dennis Woodside

  • Type of University: Private non-profit college

  • Year founded: 1865

  • No. of undergraduate students: 13,935

  • International students: 9.00%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 7,004

  • International students: 36.50%

  • Students who received financial aid: 66.00%


Application Statistics

  • Number of undergraduate applications received:40,006

  • No. of undergraduate students accepted:6,062

  • Undergraduate acceptance rate:

  • 15.15%

  • Postgraduate Acceptance rate:

  • 21.60%

Application timeline

Standardized Test Requirements

SAT subject tests result required for some

% of freshman submitting SAT scores: 80%
% of freshman submitting ACT scores: 41%

SAT Percentiles

Sat scores

Cost of attendance

Tuition and fees49,116
Room and board$13,678
Books and supplies$890
Estimated personal expenses$1,810

Application Fee

Availability of Exchange program:Yes


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