How much does Cornell University cost?

Cornell University Cost of Attendance
In-state $57,222
Out-of-state $57,222
On-Campus Room and Board $15,246
Off-Campus Room and Board $13,678
Average Annual Cost $28,921
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $7,484
$30,000-$48,000 $7,518
$48,000-$75,000 $11,869
$75,000-$110,000 $23,128
Over $110,000 $55,817

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 62% $45,719
Federal Grants 16% $6,810
Pell grants 16% $4,820
Other federal grants 8% $4,000
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 13% $3,619
Institutional grants or scholarships 46% $43,096
Student loan aid 41% $7,078
Federal student loans 40% $4,648
Other student loans 20% $6,488

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Visit a college campus 306 Up to $8,500
Do an extracurricular activity 308 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 321 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 226 Up to $2,100
Take a foreign language class 193 Up to $5,000

*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 680-760
SAT Math 720-800
SAT Writing 650-750
ACT Submissions 41% of applicants
Composite Score 32-35

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Cornell University Campus Life

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

15

Forbes Ranking

87%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

95%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 14907
Living on campus
Transfer Students 4%
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

87%

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