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Are You a Cornellian?

We are a diverse community of scholars on a mission to change the world through research, teaching and engagement. Join us!

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.

  • 3,514
    undergraduate students entered into the class of 2026, from 71,164 applications
  • 53.3%
    of the class of 2026 identify themselves as students of color
  • 364
    members of this year's freshman class are international students
  • 18.5%
    of the class of 2026 are first-generation students