How much does Cornell University cost?

Cornell University Cost of Attendance
In-state $55,188
Out-of-state $55,188
On-Campus Room and Board $14,766
Off-Campus Room and Board $13,678
Average Annual Cost $28,890
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $6,048
$30,000-$48,000 $6,918
$48,000-$75,000 $13,653
$75,000-$110,000 $22,588
Over $110,000 $47,089

Cornell University Financial Aid and Debt

87%

Students paying down their debt

$12,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$124

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 60% $39,868
Federal Grants 16% $6,693
Pell grants 16% $4,623
Other federal grants 7% $3,967
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 14% $3,180
Institutional grants or scholarships 46% $40,638
Student loan aid 32% $7,448
Federal student loans 30% $4,621
Other student loans 20% $6,388

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Cornell University Admissions

What is Cornell University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 11%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 71% of applicants
SAT Reading 680-750
SAT Math 710-790
SAT Writing 650-750
ACT Submissions 44% of applicants
Composite Score 32-34

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Cornell University Campus Life

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

15

Forbes Ranking

88%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

95%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 14907
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
52%
Men
48%

Student Diversity

80%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
38.24%
Unknown
23.02%
Asian
18.90%
Hispanic or Latino
12.79%
Black or African American
6.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.38%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.11%

Cornell University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

88%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$73,600

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Cornell University

Address

300 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify