Cornell University

Cornell University

Cornell University is a federal land-grant Institute located in New York. It is a privately funded university that is a member of Ivy League/Ancient Eight. Furthermore, it is also a partner of the State University, New York.  CU was founded in 1865 but opened in 1868. Morrill Hall was the first building built on the central Ithaca campus, and today it covers around 628 different buildings in its more than 2000 acre land area.

It has been named as the very initial and truly American university due to its founders’ innovative egalitarian and pragmatic spirit of higher learning and committed to its land-grant purpose of predominate and civil service.

The university has 14 different schools and colleges from which 7 undergraduate unit and four graduate units are awarding world’s famous academic programs. Moreover, it also has the professional units in Ithaca, two medical graduate and professional units in the new York city. It also has subsidiary educational unit in Doha. From its all the schools and colleges, the Cornell Tech Campus positioned in the New York City is the Latest addition.


Cornell University programs

Summer is the best term to engage yourself in a single field of study. Many students are getting registered to either of the special courses offered by the Cornell university. The special programs include the courses that normally fall outward the dates normally assigned for the regular students. Below is the list of all the special programs offered by the Cornell University. However, you must be authorized by the program director to get yourself registered for either of the below mentioned programs.

On-Campus Programs Offered in 2015

Sr. No. Programs
1. Architecture
2. Cornell–China Undergraduate Summer Program
3. Engineering Cooperative Education Program
4. English for International Students and Scholars
5. Hotel Administration executive education programs
6. Intensive Mandarin Program at Cornell
7. Intensive Nepali language program
8. Leadership Program for Veterinary Students
9. Pre-Freshman Summer Program
10. Satellite Remote Sensing Training for Biological
11. Oceanographers
12. Strategic Corporate Research
13. Teaching Writing
13. Telluride Association summer program

Off-Campus Programs offered in 2015

Cornell University students

Sr. No. Programs
1. Cornell in Washington Summer Program*
2. Global Health*
3. Human Ecology Urban Semester Program*
4. Imagining Rome: Creative Writing Workshop in Italy
5. Marine Biology: Shoals Marine Laboratory*
6. Prelaw Program in New York City*
7. Summer Program in Turin
8. Summer Program in Madrid

Programs with  (*) sign may include an internship or service component.

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Address : Ithaca, NY 14850, United States
Phone : +1 607-254-4636
Official Website :


Student Enrollment, Fall 2013*

Facts Figures
Undergraduate 14,393
Graduate 5,023
Professional 2,177
Total university 21,593

Student Gender, Ethnicity and Citizenship, Fall 2013*

Programs Female Male Minority** International
Undergraduates 51% 49% 38% 10%
Graduate 44% 56% 16% 45%
Professional 44% 56% 28% 25%

Students Enrollment by Region

Regions Student Percentage
New York State 27%
Middle States 15%
New England 8%
Midwest 7%
South  8%
Southwest 3%
West 12%
Territories 0%
USA, unknown 1%
International 20%

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