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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.

  • 3,342
    undergraduate students entered into the Class of 2020, from 44,965 applications
  • 44%
    of the Class of 2020 identify themselves as students of color
  • 381
    members of this year's freshman class are international students
  • 11%
    of the Class of 2020 are first-generation students