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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

300 Day Hall Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-2000
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Cornell University
  • Located in Ithaca, NY
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 20,939 students enrolled
  • 14% admitted
  • $45,130 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • JIANG from China
  • Dec-22-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    If you want to be a student in Cornell University,you must have a excellent GPA and a high score of GRE. If you are a foreign studentï¼? you should be good at English.What's more,the passion of study and good qualities are also helpful.

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  • Maria from Queens, NY
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    Take advantage of all the resources offered on campus. Professors and TA's want to help you!

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  • Jo
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    get involved in extracurriculars early in high school

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  • mbm01
  • Sep-02-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus


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  • Hunter from Springfield, MO
  • Mar-27-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    The application for Cornell wasn't easy, but it was very laid-back. Most students receive an interview with an alumni before their application is even complete. The alumni I talked to taught me so much about the campus and what life is like there. It was a normal conversation I would have with anyone, it just is helping get a college education.

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