Financial Aid at Cornell

Financial Aid Amount Received
$39,868 (69.67% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
52% of 15,182 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

7,756 undergraduate students (52% of all students) have received grants, scholarship, and/or federal student loans at Cornell University. The percentage of students received financial aid lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Compare to similar schools in rankings such as Duke University and Rice University, the percentage of students received financial aid is higher (the average of the schools is 59.33%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $39,868 and the average loan amount is $4,621. The average financial aid amount is 69.67% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $57,222).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid7,756 52%$309,218,157$39,868
Pell Grants2,416 16%$11,170,127$4,623
Federal Students Loans4,586 31%$21,192,990$4,621
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,77653%--
Grant or scholarship aid1,634 49%$67,655,446$41,405
Federal Grants523 16%$3,500,606$6,693
Pell Grants523 16%$2,512,725$4,804
Other Federal Grants249 7%$987,881$3,967
State/Local Grants456 14%$1,450,055$3,180
Institutional Grants1,543 46%$62,704,785$40,638
Student Loans1,055 32%$7,857,152$7,448
Federal Student Loans998 30%$3,526,064$3,533
Other Student Loans678 20%$4,331,088$6,388

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (in most case freshmen), 1,634 students have received one or more types of financial aid at Cornell University.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $41,405 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $7,448.
Next table shows the financial data by type of aid at Cornell University.

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