Private Schools

Cornell University

New York, USA

Cornell University is an American private Ivy League and federal land-grant doctoral university located in Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to the applied. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,453, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 745 acres.

Quick Facts

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, we have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral degree
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School Type
Male-49%, Female-51%
Tuition & Fees
$43,318 / Room and board: $14,880
Test Score
Average SAT - 1430 / 1600

TOEFL Minimum 100, IELTS 7.0 or above
Acceptance Rate / Minimum GPA
Acceptance Rate - 15.1%

Min GPA - Above 3.0