Cornell University

Acceptance Ratio 14.09%
Yield(Enrollment Ratio) 52.33%
Applicants 44,965
Admitted 6,337
Enrolled 3,316

Applying To Cornell University

The acceptance ratio is 14.09% last year at Cornell University where total 44,965 students applied and 6,337 were accepted. Next table presents general admission information for applying to Cornell University.

Open Admission Policy

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

Cornell University accepts . Next table describes credits that Cornell University accepts.

Calendar SystemUn-Known
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Average SAT/ACT Scores

2,297 applicants (69% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,677 applicants (51%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,530 and 25th percentile score is 1,330. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 104 and 25th percentile score is 92. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Cornell University.

25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading650750
SAT Math680780
SAT Writing
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math3035
ACT English3135
ACT Writing
[chart]SAT Scores at Cornell University
[chart]ACT Scores at Cornell University

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For year 2016-2017, total 44,965 students (23,578 men and 21,387 women) applied to Cornell University and 6,337 (2,865 men and 3,472 women) students were accepted. Among them, 1,542 men and 1,773 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the Cornell University Admission Statistics including admission ad enrolment rates. The admit rate is 14.09% and enrollment rate is 52.33%.

Acceptance Ratio 14.09% 12.15% 16.23%
Enrollment Ratio 52.33% 53.82% 51.07%
[chart]Cornell University Acceptance Ratio

Application Requirements

Cornell University requires 5 articles and recommends 3 articles to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Cornell University

High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.