• Address: Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

  • Phone Number: (607) 254-4636

  • Website: http://www.cornell.edu/

About

Cornell University is a research university which was established back in the year 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was established with the aim to provide knowledge and education in each and every field of knowledge.

The private for-profit type university has a few campuses spread across the state of New York. The Cornell University location for the main campus is in Ithaca, New York, United States, and has over 4,800 acres of campus.

The university is considered one of the best online colleges in New York, which currently employs around 2,908 academic staffs across all of its campuses, and over 22,319 students are currently enrolled in various different programs offered by the university.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 9:1.

  • The University's acceptance rate is 14%.

The students of the university enjoy lots of benefits offered by the university to make the educational experience better for them, services and facilities include e-Library, financial aids, veterans friendly, and yellow ribbon programs.


Online Education at Cornell University

The university provides various online programs designed to provide quality education to the students who are in need of a flexible schedule for higher education. There are many students around the world who are unable to complete their education or pursue higher education because of several reasons, to help such students the university offers Wold-Class online programs that are flexible and can be accessed according to the convenience of the students.

  • The university allows the students to transfer credits without much difficulty.

  • The online programs offered by the university are accredited.

  • The university offers several Master degrees as well as certification programs for online students.


Cornell University Financial Aid

The university offers various financial aids to the students in order to provide a platform for them to pursue higher education, the aids are offered in various forms, such as loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study programs.

The students interested in availing the financial aid must fill the FAFSA form with the correct federal school code, the school code for the university is 002711.

There are a variety of aids available for the students which include institutional aids and scholarships as well as federal, state, and military aids.

The various Institutional Aids and Scholarships available for the students are Cornell University Grant, Endowed Scholarship, and Cornell University Loan.

The Federal Aids available for the students are Pell Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, and many more.

The State Aids available for the students are New York State Tuition Assistance Program, New York State Enhanced Tuition Award Program, STEM Incentive Program, and many more.

The Military Aids available for the students are Post 9/11 GI Bill, and Yellow Ribbon Program.


Cornell University Accreditation

The university is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). In addition to the institutional accreditation, the university has several programmatic accreditations for specialized programs.

The Programmatic Accreditations:

Veterinary and Health Education programs are accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA).

Healthcare and related programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).


Reviews

Few reviews provided by the students are listed below, along with a few rankings received by the university.

  • The campus life of the university is really great, from the architecture to the dining halls, everything about the campus is great.

  • The environment of the university is amazing, the students are friendly and energetic, staffs and faculty are always ready to help, and the campus is really beautiful.

  • The university is ranked 16 in ‘National Universities’, 3 in ‘Best Colleges for Veterans’, 6 in ‘High School Counselor Rankings’, according to the U.S News.

  • It is ranked 21 in ‘Best Value Schools’, as well as in the list of ‘Most Innovative Schools’, as per the U.S News.

  • Ranked 43 in the list of ‘Best Undergraduate Teaching’ and 10 in ‘Business Program’, according to the U.S News.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Ithaca, New York

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002711

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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE

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Programmatic Accreditation

AVMA, CAHME

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.cornell.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 9: 1
Total Population 22,319
Student Population Full Time: 22,227 Part Time: 92
Gender Division Male: 51 % Female: 49 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 92 %

The College Monk

Female: 96 %

Total Graduation Rate: 94 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Cornell University offers 110 online programs across 9 Majors

Business Management

Offering 69 programs accross 3 degrees

Engineering

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Biology

Offering 12 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 14 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Environmental Science

Offering 4 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Animal Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Human Services

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Cornell University Acceptance Rate is 14%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $80
Graduate Application Fee $95

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 44,965
Total Applicants Admitted 6,337
Applicants Enrolled 3,316
Full time Applicants Enrolled 3,315
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Cornell University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 2,297
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,677
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 69%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 51%
SAT Math 700 average 650 - 750 range
SAT Critical Reading 730 average 680 - 780 range
ACT Composite 32 average 30 - 34 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,556 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,706 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study Varies U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. Varies
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $3,640 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $3,640 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $7,276 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Cornell University Grant Varies students with financial need Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Endowed Scholarship Varies Eligibility for Cornell University Grants, high financial need. Varies
Institutional Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Cornell University Loan Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. Varies

Data Source: http://www.cornell.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
New York State Tuition Assistance Program $3,243 New York state residents, attending college full-time, family taxable income (New York State) of less than $80,001 June 30th, 2019
NYS Excelsior Program $6,470 New York state residency, graduate on time and live and work in New York state. June 30th, 2019
New York State Enhanced Tuition Award Program $6,000 New York State residents, undergraduates. June 30th, 2019
STEM Incentive Program $3,243 New York State residents enrolled in STEM fields. You must enroll beginning with the fall term following your high school graduation. August 15th, 2019

Data Source: http://www.cornell.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $33,069 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Undergraduate students. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies

Data Source: http://www.cornell.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $16,751
$30,001 - $48,000 $12,382
$48,001 - $75,000 $15,456
$75,001 - $110,000 $26,312
Over $110,000 $46,258

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 15% $4,388
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 49% $35,445
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 15% $5,884
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 45% $35,592
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 30% $8,030
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 28% $4,697
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 30,014
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 136 $25,688
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 67 $31,935
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 69 $19,623

Data Source: http://www.cornell.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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