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 15 foreign countries, and renowned speakers and entertainers, Cornell offers the world from its hilltop campus.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class


Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.42

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 53%
Men 47%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 83%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2014-15  Help

Cornell's fees for the 2015-2016 academic year are: Tuition: $38,475 Residence (standard double room: $3,900 Residence (single room): $4,700 Dining: $4,800 Fees: $225 Total: $47,400

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 11:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 97%

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