Cornell UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Ithaca, New York Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$57,222

Avg tuition

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About Cornell University

Cornell University is a large private university located on an urban campus in Ithaca, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 24,027, and admissions are extremely selective, with an acceptance rate of 11%. The university offers 97 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 95%, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Tuition and fees for students are $57,222.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

11% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 11%

Retention Rate 97%

Graduation Rate 95%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1400-1560

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 32-35

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

51%

Female Student Population

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

24k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

34%

Non-U.S. Citizen

24%

Asian

15%

Hispanic

11%

Unknown

7%

Black

5%

Two or more races

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

16% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

16%

State Grant Aid

13%

Institution Grant Aid

46%

Pell Grant

16%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $6,810
State Grant Aid $3,619
Institution Grant Aid $43,096
Pell Grant Aid $4,820

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships