About Cornell University
On Campus Housing
Cornell University is a private research university and it was founded in 1865. The university provides a number of programs from classics to science, to make a contribution to the knowledge field. The university also offers study abroad and scholarship programs. The university is famous for the most number of enrollment for an undergraduate degree as the institutes provide the various programs under one roof thus it depends on coupons on student’s career field choice. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar with an acceptance rate of 11% which makes it highly selective.
Cornell University is one of the largest universities in research in Natural Science or Engineering, as many graduate students from the institute apply for the PhDs. Apart from academics, over 1,000 registered student organizations are there, which range from the Big Red Marching Band to the International Affairs Society. Big Red is the intercollege team name, as the institute offers a number of sports activities like baseball, basketball, hockey, etc and the team had won the number of championships as well.
Cornell University runs one of the largest collegiate outdoor education programs in the country such as Backpacking and Camping, Mountain Biking, Bike Touring, Caving, Hiking, etc more than 120 and over programs are offered and till now 20,000 students have been served through the programs. Cornell University is well famous for its faculties as on the main campus they have over 1,639 full-and part-time faculty members and a large number of notable alumni who are visiting faculty and associates in researches also. The campus is one of the big and beautiful campuses with housing facilities for the students, staff, professors, and researchers.
Cornell University also provides online programs as giving an opportunity to complete the online degree from anywhere and anytime.
As per the Ranking by U.S news list
#17 in National Universities
#3 in Best Colleges for Veterans
#61 in Best Undergraduate Teaching
As per the Ranking by Forbes list
#178 Best Employers for Diversity 2020
#11 Top Colleges 2019
#128 Best Employers for Women 2019
#43 America's Best Value Colleges 2019
#86 America's Best Employers 2019
As noted above, it has a reputation for helping students in getting jobs for both undergrads and graduates.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The annual cost of attending the Cornell University full-time course for 2018-2019 is $73,904 for the in-state students and out-state students. In this, the expenses include Books&Supplies about $1,150, Room&Boarding at $14,766, and other expenses for both the states are approx $3940.
It is advised to have an in-depth understanding of all the factors that go into contributing the annual cost to attend university so that you can strategically plan your expenses.
Learn more about the costs incurred while attending Cornell University.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$80,346 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The cost of attending Cornell University is approx $73,904 for all the students in-state and out-state, the students who receive grants and other forms of financial aid through scholarships have to meet a net price of $28,890 as of 2017/2019. There are a number of financial aid options available to help students cover up the expenses made towards getting their degree. Student loans are a great way to cover any extra expenses that might incur.
University believes in creating an environment where students can easily access the opportunity and in the courses, students require financial assistance to make this journey easy thus university provides a counselor to students and their families for financial aid. The FAFSA ( (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) code of the is Cornell University 002711 requires applying for aid.