61%

Acceptance Rate

$27,840

Avg.Financial Aid

001856

FAFSA Code

About Cornell College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,028

Website

www.cornellcollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Cornell College which is a private, United Methodist university, is located in Mount Vernon, IA. The university covers an area of 129 acres. Cornell College was founded in the year 1853. The motto of the Cornell College is Deus et Humanitas and its official colors are purple & white. Taking into account all the courses offered at Cornell College, the total enrolment stands at 1,020. The school has an academic staff of 119 who teach various courses to the students. Around 97% of the students are 24 and under at Cornell College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at CC, around 47% of the students are females and 53% are males. In its 167 years of existence, CC has produced several known personalities like David C. Hilmers, Harper Reed, Lee Alvin DuBridge, and Leo Beranek. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. A total of 37 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission, NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). Cornell College has around $76 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

600 First St. SW

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3198954000
Fax: 3198955645
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. Cornell College has been ranked at the 436th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

61%

SAT Range

1080 - 1320

ACT Range

23 - 30

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 1 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1100-1345, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Cornell College, must score 26 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 23 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 600 First St. SW, Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314-1098. To gather more information, they can call them at (319) 895-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$27,962

Average Annual Cost

$41,874

Books And Supplies

$1,323

Other Fees

$425

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,384

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,375

Total One Year Cost

$58,381

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to CC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $60,337. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($43,976), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($9,760), and budget for other expenses ($5,401). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$70

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

26 Graduates

Psychology, General

25 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

22 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

20 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

16 Graduates

Sociology

12 Graduates

Computer Science

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

11 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

11 Graduates

Biology, General

9 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

7 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

3 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,028

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

69% White

4% Unknown

6% Black

7% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

74%

Out Of State

20%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$67,428 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

1%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,326/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,058/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,058/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Rams

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Midwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

237

Total Female Athletes

115

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

8

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by CC. At CC, $9,760 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at CC costs around $5,058 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 53% male and 47% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,247

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$262 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,840

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,430

Students Receiving State Aid

9%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,456

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,392

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$33,021

$30K - $48K

$32,773

$48K - $75K

$32,614

$75K - $110K

$28,678

> $110K

$24,390

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$18,350,721

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,928,106

In case the students at Cornell College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Cornell College is around $27,661 and the federal grant is $4,855. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,783 and institutional aid worth $27,661. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at CC based on students' financial needs add up to $18,350,721 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $7,928,106.

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