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Are You a Cornellian?

For 150 years any person—regardless of race, social circumstance, gender, or religion—has been able to follow any course of study here.

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.

  • 3,282
    undergraduate students entered into the Class of 2017, from 39,999 applications
  • 41%
    of the Class of 2017 identify themselves as students of color
  • 49%
    of this year's entering graduate class is international
  • 95%
    of Ph.D. students receive full funding