|Religious affiliation:||United Methodist but open to all|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting:||Plains Town, on fringe of an urban area|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Bachelor's degree|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
|Calendar:||One Course At A Time|
|School Colors:||Purple and white|
Cornell College, founded in 1853 in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is a nationally recognized residential liberal arts college with a distinctive One Course At A Time curriculum.
Cornell College offers an innovative and rigorous learning community where faculty and staff collaborate with students to develop the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and moral courage necessary for a lifetime of learning and engaged citizenship.
At first it was hard adjusting since I'd come from a huge populated city to a small town. I have learned to make the most of it because it's 4 years that we'll never get back. I love my friends and I love the quietness of it all.Read More
The campus is great! I was told when visiting you can make friends fast because of the wide variety of students that attend! plus the location of Cornell is near to bigger cities so your never far away from some place that you could go and have fun if you needed a quick break.Read More
Since Cornell is a small college, you get to know people fairly quick and eventually there won't be a face that's unrecognizable. Plus, there are so many different activities to choose, from our outstanding Colleges Against Cancer group to our awesome capoeira club. There's just so many different groups and clubs to pick from that you'll have trouble narrowing your list down.Read More
I love the small town community feel, but that doesn't mean I don't enjoy the malls and big cities only a half hour away. There are also great experiences to be had right here on campus: professional comedians, hypnotists, magicians, bands, outdoor movies on big screens, dances, and more make campus really fun!Read More