Facts About Cornell
A website can hardly capture all there is to know about Cornell, but the quick facts below will give you a snapshot of our historic university and all it has to offer.
|4,000+ courses; 100 academic departments; nearly 80 undergraduate majors; over 120 minors.|
Approximately 15,000 undergraduates from 50 states and 120 nations, and 45% with multicultural backgrounds; 10% admit rate.
More than 250,000 alumni – your lifetime connections around the world.
3,218 freshmen enrolled in the Class of 2023.
Half of our students receive financial aid.
|Located in Ithaca, New York on 2300 acres, with more than 260 major buildings on campus. Explore them now.|
|More than 30 campus dining facilities and 20 libraries, including one of the top 10 largest academic research libraries in the U.S.|
|An estimated 2,900 faculty worldwide, with 1,678 on the Ithaca campus.|
|Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell as New York State's land-grant university.|
|Voted “100 Best Places to Live” by Relocate America and “Best Green Places to Live” by Country Home magazine.|
|More than 100 research centers, institutes, and laboratories.|
|More than 1200 student organizations, 35 varsity sports teams, plus a vibrant Greek community.|
|More than 150 years of traditions as one of the historic eight Ivy League schools.|
|Four seasons, each with its own distinct personality.|