349 Pine Tree Road Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5241
http://www.cornell.edu admissions@cornell.edu
About Cornell University
  • Year of Foundation 1865
  • Size of Campus 745 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 13,515
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 49%, 51%, 64%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $70
  • Enrollment No. 13,882
Cornell is the federal land-grant institution of New York State, a private endowed university, a member of the Ivy League/Ancient Eight, and a partner of the State University of New York. It has been described as the first truly American university because of its founders' revolutionarily egalitarian and practical vision of higher education, and is dedicated to its land-grant mission of outreach and public service.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Aegean Society, Aficionados del espa? o, African American Students Association, Africana Studies Association, AIESEC, Amigos de Espa? a, Argentine Students at Cornell, Armenians Students, Asha Cornell, Asian American Theate
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 49
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 43
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus The 21-bell Cornell Chimes, atop 173-foot Jennie McGraw Tower, are played daily by student chimesmasters. Nearly the entire campus turns out just before spring break to watch architecture students parade a student-built beast on Dragon Day. Every fall, the
  • Number of students in fraternities 49
  • Percent students who are frat members 28%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta-National Pre-Med Society, Alpha Phi Omega-Service Work Honor Society, Arnold Air Society Silver Wings (ROTC), Beta Nu-Alumni Honor Society, Chi Upsilon-Engineering, Cornell National Scholars, Cornell Tradition SAC, Gamma Sigma Delta-Fac
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 22
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Africana American Worship Service, Atheists and Agnostics Association, Bahai Club, Buddhist, Tibetan Buddhist, Zen, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus on a Hill, CARP (weekly current event discussion group), Chi Alpha, Chine
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 22%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Syracuse (60), Ithaca (2)
  • Distance to nearest train Syracuse (60)
  • Distance to nearest bus Ithaca (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (64%), women's dorms (6%), men's dorms (0%), sorority housing (5%), fraternity housing (11%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (6%), special housing for disabled students (0%), special housing for international
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 45%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 84
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 2%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 52%
  • Number of students using college housing 54%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 7,403,263
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 350
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 350
  • Number of e-books 241,108
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Cornell University Library (CUL) is one of the 10 largest academic research libraries in the U.S. Comprised of 20 unique libraries, CUL holds close to 8 million printed volumes, subscribes to more than 60,000 journals, and provides access to more than 150
  • Museums Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Laboratory of Ornithology, Carl A. Kroch Library (Rare and Manuscript Collections), Africana Studies and Research Center, Cornell Plantations (Natural Areas and Living Plant Collections), McGraw Tower (Cornell Chimes),
  • Number Of Microforms 8,204,567
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 35,000
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Subscriptions 80,633
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 800
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 175,687
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 75
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 51%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Cornell University, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Microsoft, Steve and Barry's University Sportswear, Teach for America, UBS, US Navy, Weill Medical College
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
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