Colleges and Schools
Fourteen colleges and schools, each autonomous in its programs, its admissions, its faculty, and its support. Each working together as Cornell University to serve you, your needs and Cornell's specific missions.
Cornell University is home to contract colleges and schools that were created by an Act of the New York State Legislature and receive direct funding from New York State. They are at the core of our public partnership with the SUNY program. Their mission is linked directly to the economic and social well-being of New York State.
Cornell's second-largest undergraduate college and the third-largest college of its kind in the United States. We are consistently ranked as the best college of agriculture and related sciences in the country. CALS is a New York State contract college.
AAP offers rigorous theoretical training and studio experiences, while encouraging imagination, technical creativity, and critical thinking. We prepare our graduates for their role as world citizens in a diverse and inclusive society.
Cornell's largest undergraduate college. Our faculty is stacked with national and international leaders in their respective disciplines. The best part? Courses are open to students in all of Cornell's colleges and schools.
Engineering as experienced through innovative teaching and research, as well as practical applications and approaches. We prepare you to become the kind of engineer who will influence technologies and societies for the better.
Service-oriented undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Each is designed to help shape the global knowledge base for every aspect of hospitality management.
Pioneering research, leadership development, and community outreach: these are the cornerstones of the Human Ecology education and experience. From science and health to policy and design, we focus on our human condition and the related challenges, opportunities, and endeavors we encounter. The College of Human Ecology is a New York State contract college.
Human Ecology Videos
ILR's focus extends beyond labor-management relations to the broader concerns of work in the world today—from human resource management, labor economics and law, and compensation to organizational behavior, disability, and conflict resolution. Our mission is to prepare workplace leaders, inform employment and labor policy, and improve working lives. ILR is a New York State contract college.
An interdisciplinary unit with a core group of faculty members pulled from throughout the university. Our charge? To integrate computing and information science into every aspect of Cornell's undergraduate education, research, scholarly programs, and activities. Our collaborative faculty ensure that you will sit at the forefront of advancing computer science and learn how to apply it to society's needs.
Cornell's newest graduate campus combines deep technical knowledge with hands-on experience and an entrepreneurial culture. Our inaugural program is a one-year Masters of Engineering degree in Computer Science. More programs and graduate degrees are planned, including a unique dual-degree offered by Cornell and Technion as part of our unprecedented international partnership: the Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute (TCII).
Cornell Tech Videos
More than 90 major fields of graduate study, independent of our traditional college and departments. Graduate students are admitted and conferred doctoral and master's research and professional degrees under the guidance of individual Special Committees of faculty members or a field advisor.
Graduate School Videos
A small program with strong spirit, tight camaraderie, and a faculty devoted to teaching and contributing to the intellectual life of the law. Our goal is to develop broad-minded and technically sophisticated future lawyers and leaders.
Law School Videos
A top-ranked business school with direct connections to the vast research and teaching resource of Cornell and our extensive alumni network. An intense, collaborative community that continues to attract top candidates. A performance-learning approach that yields understanding while demanding results. These elements combine for an MBA journey that shapes students into entrepreneurial leaders who know how to harness the collective strengths of others for extraordinary results.
We are dedicated to advancing the understanding of animal and human health at the interface of discovery and application. We foster open collaboration across disciplines and institutional boundaries in order to deliver the greatest possible benefits to all of society. The College of Veterinary Medicine is a New York State contract college.
Veterinary Medicine Videos
Close affiliations with New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Rockefeller University make us an integral part of a world-renowned center of academic medicine and biomedical research.
Weill Med-NYC Videos
The Doha, Qatar branch of Weill Cornell Medical College is the first American medical school ever set up overseas. Funded by the Qatar government through the Qatar Foundation, operated by Cornell, and we offer both a full Cornell MD degree and a two-year pre-medical program.
Weill Med-Qatar Videos
Seven research-oriented PhD graduate programs designed to train those interested in biomedical sciences and the scientific method of conducting investigative research. Staffed through Weill Cornell Medical College and the Sloan-Kettering Institute.
Weill Grad School Videos
Year-round learning opportunities for pretty much anyone: enrolled college students; high school students; Cornell faculty and staff members; executives and other professionals; Cornell alumni, parents, and friends; local residents. We draw from all of Cornell's academic units and vast educational resources—including visiting scholars and leaders in industry, government, and other professions. Admission and enrollment are independent of undergraduate and graduate admissions procedures.
Continuing Ed Videos