|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|Mascot:||Touchdown the Bear|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Cornell University is a nationally acclaimed academic and research institution located in Ithaca, New York. Part of the Ivy League, Cornell was founded in 1865, and boasts some of the most famous and well respected academic minds in the country.
Bachelor’s degrees can be earned in every traditional discipline, with over 70 undergraduate majors available. Undergraduate students are encouraged to get involved with academic research projects supervised by graduate students and faculty.
With 93 graduate degrees at Cornell, students are able to study specific concentrations not offered by many other universities. Cornell’s graduate programs include a school of law, medicine, engineering, and much more. Enrolled graduate students should expect extensive research to accommodate graduate requirements.
Student life activities dominate the Ithaca campus. Residential life, campus activities, outdoor excursions, student clubs, Greek life, study body government, and proud athletic teams offer every student a social and recreational outlet. Students are encouraged to get involved in volunteer opportunities in the surrounding communities as well.
Support services are like none other on Cornell’s campus. Students receive superb services, including academic advising, individual tutoring, academic workshops and labs, a health clinic, career advising, supportive clubs, and much more.
As an Ivy League school, tuition at Cornell can be expensive, which is why eligible students are offered scholarships based on need, and financial aid advising is available on campus.
Cornell University is a pillar of academic excellence in our nation’s history. Students can be confident that they receive nothing short of the best from Cornell’s faculty, staff, and facilities.
89% of students gave Cornell University 5 stars overall.
The old pun around Cornell stands ever true; Ithaca is Gorges. The atmosphere around Ithaca and Cornell's campus may seem a bit wet sometimes, but overall it is the most beautiful campus I've ever been on, and being able to interact with the faculty and the students here have been a blessing with me.
Cornell's a great place to spend 4 years of your life. The school has a gazillion opportunities to learn with 7 colleges and hundreds of top-ranked programs to choose from. The setting combines awe inspiring natural beauty with a local culture and personality that is hard to beat.
300 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
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Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||14,458|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||21,626|
- Latino: 10%
- African American: 6%
- Caucasian: 50%
- Asian: 18%
- Unknown and Other: 15%
|Unknown and Other||15%|
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