Cornell University is a private institution that was started in 1865. It has a undergraduate enrollment of 15,043, its environment is rural, and the campus size is 745 acres. It uses a semester-based academic year. Its tuition/fees are $59,316
Cornell University, situated in Ithaca, New York, has more than 1,000 student organizations on campus, which range from the Big Red Marching Band to the International Affairs Society. First-year learners live together on north campus, and the university has housing options for upperclassmen and graduate learners, though many choose to live off campus. Cornell has a thriving Greek life, with more than 60 fraternity and sorority chapters. Cornell has 35 NCAA Division I varsity teams that participate in the Ivy League. The Cornell Big Red are well known for their successful men’s lacrosse and men’s wrestling teams; the school also has a strong ice hockey program.
Each of Cornell’s seven undergraduate colleges and schools admits its own learners and provides its own faculty, even though every graduate receives a degree from Cornell University. Cornell’s two largest undergraduate colleges are the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Its graduate schools include the highly ranked S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, College of Engineering, Law School and Weill Cornell Medical College. Cornell is also well known for its top-ranked College of Veterinary Medicine and the highly esteemed School of Hotel Administration. One of Cornell’s oldest traditions is Dragon Day, during which a dragon built by first-year architecture learners is paraded through campus. Notable alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, author E.B. White and Bill Nye, the “Science Guy.”