Cornell University

Acceptance Rate 11 %
SAT Average 1,470
Tuition & Fees $61,015
Student Population 23,620
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $49,149

Academic Overview

Cornell University Campus, Ithaca, NY
Cornell University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Ithaca, New York. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 tuition & fees are $61,015 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 23,620 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 11% and the graduation rate is 95% last year.
The salary after graduation from Cornell University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $101,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Cornell University are $61,015. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $30,006 on average.
Cornell University 2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Cornell. The acceptance rate of Cornell is 11% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 60%. The average graduation rate is 95% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $49,149 and 47% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 23,620 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Cornell University is 11 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Cornell University is 95 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Cornell University is 97 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Cornell University is 23,620
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Cornell University is 9 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $49,149 at Cornell University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Cornell offers 323 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree970
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree1191
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1040
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Cornell University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:7,120)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,924)

Veterans Benefits

Cornell University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges