About Cornell College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Cornell College cost?

Cornell College Cost of Attendance
In-state $39,675
Out-of-state $39,675
On-Campus Room and Board $8,900
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,700
Average Annual Cost $27,915
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Cornell College Financial Aid and Debt

77%

Students paying down their debt

$27,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$277

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $25,489
Federal Grants 26% $4,616
Pell grants 26% $4,392
Other federal grants 26% $450
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 9% $5,340
Institutional grants or scholarships 100% $22,530
Student loan aid 69% $9,143
Federal student loans 68% $7,073
Other student loans 20% $12,408

Cornell College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Cornell College Admissions

What is Cornell College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 71%
Average GPA 3.54
SAT Submissions 21% of applicants
SAT Reading 475-655
SAT Math 495-620
SAT Writing 490-630
ACT Submissions 78% of applicants
Composite Score 23-29

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Cornell College Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

272

Forbes Ranking

65%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

68%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1041
Living on campus
Transfer Students 13%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Women
51%
Men
49%

Student Diversity

53%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
66.95%
Hispanic or Latino
13.06%
Unknown
12.30%
Black or African American
4.42%
Asian
2.40%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.67%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.19%

Cornell College Graduation Success

82%

First Year Student Retention

65%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$40,900

Average Salary After Graduation

About Cornell College

Students study "One Course at a Time" at this top liberal arts university.

Address

600 First St. SW
Mount Vernon, IA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Fringe Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify