Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

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Cornell University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 3
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 1
SAT II Scores Due January 1
College Will Notify early April

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 20,064 17,744 37,808
Accepted 2,996 3,263 6,259
Acceptance Rate 15% 18% 16%
Enrolled 1,525 1,692 3,217

Cornell University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($75)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent     Not Considered
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Very Important
Essay     Very Important
Extracurricular Activities     Very Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies   Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 3
History 3
Math 3 3
Science 3
Social Studies 3
Lab 3
Electives 1 1

Cornell University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 14,458 (96%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 534 (3%)

Cornell University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($75)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Important
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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