|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||8,700 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Cornell University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 44,965 applications and only 6,337 students were granted admission. Cornell University is at the #12 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 51% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 69% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1330 to 1530|
|ACT||31 to 34|
Cornell University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $0 and in-state students paid $0.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 61% of Cornell University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 15% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,469 (which is 1.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Cornell University in 2016-2017, was 882, which is 28% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,697 (which is 20.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Cornell University has enrolled a total of 22,319 students (22,227 students full-time and 92 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 22,319 students, 585 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 14,566 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 7,753 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 36 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 22%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Black/African American: 5%
Two or more races: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Cornell University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||42%||3,436||0|
|Legal Professions And Studies||8%||678|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||6%||482|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||4%||367|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||358|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||3%||210|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||170|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Cornell University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Cornell University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $60,000. Last year, out of the total 2,575 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,395 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,427 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,153 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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