Cornell University

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Carnegie Foundation Classification

Undergraduate: Balanced arts & sciences/professions high graduate coexistence
Graduate: Comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary
Undergraduate Population: Full-time four-year more selective lower transfer-in
Enrollment: Majority undergraduate
Size & Setting: Large four-year primarily residential

Student Enrollment Demographics

  Men Women Total
Non Resident Alien 1960 1264 3224
Black Non-Hispanic 335 522 857
Hispanic 461 500 961
Asian / Pacific Islander 1359 1301 2660
American Indian / Alaskan Native 40 41 81
White Non-Hispanic 5021 4400 9421
Race Unknown 1276 1159 2435

Student Graduation Demographics

  Men Women Total
Non Resident Alien 135 88 223
Black Non-Hispanic 62 104 166
Hispanic 90 85 175
Asian / Pacific Islander 274 245 519
American Indian / Alaskan Native 9 10 19
White Non-Hispanic 983 831 1814
Race Unknown 56 75 131

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance Learning: No
ROTC - Army / Navy / Air Force: Yes
ROTC - Army: Yes
ROTC - Navy: Yes
ROTC - Air Force: Yes
Study Abroad: Yes
Weekend College: No
Teacher Certification: No

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

  In District In State Out of State
Full-time Undergraduate Tuition $34,600 $31,300 $34,600
Full-time Undergraduate Required Fee $181 $167 $181
Part-time Undergraduate per Credit Hour $925 $925 $925
Full-time Graduate Tuition $32,800 $32,800 $32,800
Full-time Graduate Required Fee $68 $68 $68
Part-time Graduate per Credit Hour $925 $925 $925
Total Cost of Attendance (On Campus) $48,151 $31,467 $48,151
Total Cost of Attendance (Off Campus without Family) $48,151 $48,151 $48,151
Total Cost of Attendance (Off Campus with Family) $36,961 $36,961 $36,961

Admission Details

Application Fee Required: N/A
Undergraduate Application Fee: 65.00
Graduate Application Fee: 70
First Professional Application Fee: 70
Applicants - Female: 14560
Applicants - Male: 15823
Admitted - Female: 3128
Admitted - Male: 3375
First-time Enrollment - Female: 1454
First-time Enrollment - Male: 1556
Full-time Enrollment: 100%
Full-time Enrollment - Female: 51%
Full-time Enrollment - Male: 49%
Part-time Enrollment: 0%
Part-time Enrollment - Female: N/A
Part-time Enrollment - Male: N/A
Enrollment - In State: 34%
Enrollment - Out of State: 66%
Total Enrollment: 19639
Percent of Students International: 15%
Undergraduate Acceptance Rate: 27%

Admission Criteria

Open Admissions: No
High School Diploma or Equivalent: Recommended
High School - GPA: Required
High School - Rank: Recommended
High School - Record: Required
College Preparation Completion: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Formal Competency Demo: Recommended
Admission Test Scores: Required
TOEFL: Required
Other Tests: N/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit: No
Life Experience: No
Advanced Placement (AP): Yes

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships: NAA NCAA
NCAA Basketball Conference: Football (Ivy Group)
NCAA Track & Field Conference: Basketball (Ivy Group)
NCAA Baseball Conference: Ivy Group
NCAA Football Conference: Ivy Group

SAT Test Admission

SAT Submissions: 97%
SAT Verbal - 25th Percentile: 630
SAT Verbal - 75th Percentile: 720
SAT Math - 25th Percentile: 660
SAT Math - 75th Percentile: 760
SAT Cumulative - 25th Percentile: 1290
SAT Cumulative - 75th Percentile: 1500

ACT Test Admission

ACT Submissions: 21%
ACT Verbal - 25th Percentile: 26
ACT Verbal - 75th Percentile: 33
ACT Math - 25th Percentile: 27
ACT Math - 75th Percentile: 33
ACT Cumulative - 25th Percentile: 28
ACT Cumulative - 75th Percentile: 32

Student Services

Remedial Services: No
Academic / Career Counseling: Yes
Part-time Cost-defraying Employment: Yes
Career Placement: Yes
On-Campus Day Care: No
Library Facility: Yes

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required: No
Dorm Capacity: 8760
Meals per Week: 21
Room Fee: 6680
Board Fee: 4510

Student Financial Aid Details

  % of Students Avg. Amount Users
Federal Grant Aid 15% $4,994 382
State & Local Grant Aid 16% $2,625 585
Institutional Grant Aid 47% $15,934 1310
Student Loan Aid 44% $6,855 1362
Any Financial Aid Type 66% $2,245

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Tenure System: Yes
Average Full-time Salary - Female: 87918
Average Full-time Salary - Male: 110778
Number of Full-time Faculty - Female: 521
Number of Full-time Faculty - Male: 1266
Number of Part-time Faculty: 181
Total Benefits: 51055753

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