School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Cornell University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address300 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853
Admission Information
Online Application
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Veterans Tuition
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Cornell University is 8.69% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 63.53%. The application fees are $80 for undergraduate programs and $105 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate8.69 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)63.53 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$105

Tuition & Fees

Cornell's 2023 tuition & fees is $63,200 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 3.58% compared to the last year's rate ($61,015).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $30,019. The graduate tuition increased by 0.04% compared to the last year's rate.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$63,200
Graduate Tuition & Fees$30,019
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 25,582 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 160 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Cornell has 15,503 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 10,079 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students25,582
Undergraduate Students15,503
Graduate Students10,079
Online Enrollment160

Degree Information and Campus Life

Cornell offers 331 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Cornell
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs331 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification