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Cornell University

Cornell University

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-2000

Founded in 1865, Cornell University is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. CU, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Ithaca, NY. It is the 11th biggest institution in the state of New York. This university offers subjects including liberal arts and biochemistry. Students are offered one certificate, 89 bachelors level degrees, 110 masters level degrees, and 97 doctoral level degrees by it. 20,939 students pursued degrees from the 144 programs at CU in 2010. CU is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. CU is one of 15 institutions with a medical school in New York.

Admission

In 2010, 36,338 students applied for admission to Cornell. It admitted about 18% of applicants or 6,541 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 36,338 students applied for admission to Cornell. It admitted about 18% of applicants or 6,541 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 18%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 20%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 17%

Student Demographics

CU enrolled 20,939 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

CU enrolled 20,939 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 11098
  • Total Enrolled Female: 9841
  • Undergraduate Male: 6968
  • Undergraduate Female: 6968
  • Graduate Male: 3992
  • Graduate Female: 3012

Faculty Demographics

This university has 2,981 instructors. Close to 90% of instructors are full-time and 9% of instructors are part-time. One-third of the teachers are female.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 2,981 instructors. Close to 90% of instructors are full-time and 9% of instructors are part-time. One-third of the teachers are female.

  • Male: 1993
  • Female: 988
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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