Cornell’s estimated cost of attendance is based on tuition, fees, housing, dining, books, supplies and personal items for a full-time student attending for both the fall and spring semesters.
This cost depends on several factors, including which undergraduate college you apply to and if you are a New York state resident.
, Cornell University actually saw a rise for the first time in four years during 2019, admitting 10.6% of its applicants.
While Cornell was the only Ivy League school this year with an acceptance rate in double digits, it was also the Ivy which received the on the internet simply because it might appear less selective than other top schools: admission into Cornell is by no means easy.
So, when thinking about which Cornell school you want to apply to, think about the acceptance rate variations as well. If you apply to the hotel school because it has a higher acceptance rate with the intention to transfer to CALS, you are going to have a very hard time.
Apply to the school that you believe is best suited for your goals.
For many students, applying for financial aid will significantly reduce the amount they will pay each year.
An important component of our financial aid packages are Cornell grants, which is free money that does not need to be repaid.
After factoring in Cornell grants, loans and work-study, the remaining portion is the total annual cost for each family.
This is a combination of the parent contribution, which is determined by income, assets, family size and number of undergraduates in college, and the student contribution, which is the amount students are asked to contribute to the cost of their education through summer employment and a portion of their savings or trust.