For 150 years any person—regardless of race, social circumstance, gender, or religion—has been able to follow any course of study here.
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A Culture of Self Discovery
If you want to be a Cornellian, you want to be challenged. You want to define your own journey. You want to engage with and help others. You want to effect change in the world and in yourself. Whatever you choose to study, we'll give you myriad opportunities and the space to interact with a diverse and adventurous cohort. But it will be up to you to command your own educational transformation.
3,375undergraduate students entered into the Class of 2021, from 44,965 applications
46.9%of the Class of 2021 identify themselves as students of color
361members of this year's freshman class are international students
12.9%of the Class of 2021 are first-generation students