What Makes Us Special

About Cornell University

Cornell University is both a private Ivy League university and the land grant university for the State of New York. In addition to its superlative teaching and research efforts, Cornell carries out a critical outreach mission, using its research findings to create programs in areas such as human health and nutrition, agriculture, and labor relations to improve the lives and economic well-being of people in the United States and throughout the world.

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Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 52%
Men 48%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 97%  Help

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our students

Price of Attendance in 2017-18  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 9:1

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 1279 446 355 153 2233

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