Cornell University

country rank  6
world rank  7

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University Overview

Founded in 1865, Cornell University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Ithaca (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Cornell University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Cornell University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 154 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1865
Motto I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study. Ezra Cornell, 1865
Colours Carnelian and white

University Location

Address 300 Day Hall
Ithaca (population range: 10,000-49,999)
14853 New York
United States
T +1 (607) 255 2000
F +1 (607) 255 5396

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 410 Thurston Avenue
Ithaca 14853-2488
+1 (607) 255 5241

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Cornell University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 568 Group
  • Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Ivy League

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019