Facts about Cornell


What is the difference between a contract and an endowed college or school at Cornell?

Contract colleges or schools at Cornell University were created by an Act of the New York State Legislature and receive direct funding from New York State. The mission of the contract units is linked directly to the economic and social well-being of New York State. Cornell's contract units are:

Endowed colleges or schools at Cornell are privately funded and do not receive direct funding from New York State. Cornell's endowed colleges or schools are: