What Makes Us Special

About Cornell College

Cornell College, a selective liberal arts college in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is characterized by the life-changing academic immersion of its One Course At A Time curriculum. Students dive in, focus intensely, and learn authentically in each and every course. Classes frequently study off campus, for a day or an entire 3.5 weeks. With students from 47 states and 17 foreign countries, and renowned speakers and entertainers, Cornell offers the world from its hilltop campus.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Critical Reading520-670

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.54

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 55%
Men 45%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 83%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2013-14  Help

2012-2013 Costs at Cornell Cornell's fees for the 2014-2015 academic year are: Tuition: $37,275 Residence: $3,800 Dining: $4,700 Fees: $225 Total: $46,000

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

2012-13 Average Net Tuition for
Aided Undergraduates *  Help

* Net tuition for each individual student may be lower or higher
depending on family income and student eligibility
and availability of grant aid.

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

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About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 11:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 96%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 194 81 0 0 275

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