Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA

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Cornell College

Cornell College

Cornell College Student Essentials

Cornell College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Rams
Website: www.cornellcollege.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $34,705
Out-of-State Tuition: $34,705
Retention Rate: 84%
Enrollment: 1,209
Year Established: 1853

About Cornell College

Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is a private, undergraduate liberal arts college that offers students an exciting variety of learning opportunities in the classroom, on campus and around the world.

Students focus intensely on one class for three and a half weeks, then move on to a new subject through Cornell’s One Course at a Time academic structure. You can spend a month creating a stage production, conducting scientific research or learning a new language. Students may also take off-campus and international studies for the same duration. There’s no limit to what you can do with your education at Cornell.

More than 100 student clubs are available for you to develop leadership skills, showcase talents and explore interests. The campus is full of student life opportunities, including recreational and fitness facilities, multicultural fairs and volunteer projects. More than 14 Greek fraternities and sororities are also available.

Academics include a variety of bachelor’s degrees and pre-professional programs. Degrees are available in a wide variety of fields, including Archaeology, Classical Studies, Mathematics, Philosophy and more. Pre-professional programs are offered in Architecture, Business, Dentistry, Law and more.

Admissions require students to submit a common application with essay, Cornell supplement, secondary school report, official high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores and teacher recommendations.

Cornell offers a comprehensive list of scholarships, grants, loans and other financial aid to eligible students who have filed a FAFSA.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave Cornell College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 1999

Overall Rating

Great private school atmosphere, Athletics are small D-III school - but they are very good for their division and a majority of the students are participants. Vibrant, safe, and community focused social life. Numerous opportunities to get involved in the area - its hard not to. State parks and Iowa city very nearby. You will make allot of friends with your classmates and professors here.


Cornell College Map & Location

Cornell College
600 First St. SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314


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Getting Around Cornell College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Mount Vernon, IA

Winter
Dec
33
18
Jan
31
13
Feb
36
18
Spring
Mar
49
28
Apr
64
40
May
74
50
Summer
Jun
82
60
Jul
85
64
Aug
83
63
Fall
Sep
77
54
Oct
64
42
Nov
48
30

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,209
Freshman Class 346
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,209

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 74%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 8%
African American 6%
Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 4%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 87%
Part-Time 13%
Women 54%
Men 46%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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