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Cornell College Stats, Info and Facts

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1,191 students

46% admitted

  • 1,182 full time
  • 9 part time
  • 546 men full time
  • 636 women full time
  • 3,202 applied
  • 1,457 admitted
  • 338 enrolled

1,183 Undergraduates

$34,480 tuition/year

  • 8 Non-Degree
  • $34,480 in state
  • $225 fees
  • $7,730 room & board
  • $810 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

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
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Brandon from Gilbert, IA
  • 0
  • Cornell is a small community with excellent academic opportunities. They offer fairly good financial aid and are willing to accommodate to suit a student's needs. If you are looking for…

  • Jun-02-2012 Read More
  • Maria from Albuquerque, NM
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  • Cornell is great! Everyone here is very friendly, upperclassmen are happy to help you. Plus all the staff are eager to assist you in anyway they can.…

  • Oct-04-2012 Read More
  • Haley from Mount Vernon, IA
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  • cornell's ocaat program is great for students who need to be able to really focus. the campus is beautiful and the entire staff is willing to help with anything. …

  • Jan-28-2012 Read More
  • Preston from Aurora, CO
  • 0
  • it is a great school that offers one course at a time. this type of learning is great for me as it allows me to focus on one subject. i…

  • Feb-27-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

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.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Andrea from Houston, TX
  • Jul-26-2011 I am a current student here

    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.

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  • 4
  • Alex from Newhall, IA
  • Jul-19-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    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.

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  • 5
  • Ann from Houston, TX
  • Feb-18-2011 I am a current student here

    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.

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  • Elizabeth
  • Oct-23-2010 I am a current student here

    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!

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