College Deliberately: Cornell University

Cornell University is a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and character located in the city of Ithaca, NY. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Labor and Industrial Relations and Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.

Cornell University

place 300 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853
phone Phone: (607) 255-2000
web Web: http://www.cornell.edu
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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Cornell UniversityInstitutional Accreditation
New York State Board of Regents, and the Commissioner of Education
Not recognized by the USDE*
Cornell University at Regus Amherst CenterInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited1921
Cornell University at Regus Metro PlaceInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited1921
Cornell University at Regus Park One CenterInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited1921
Cornell University at Oregon SiteInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited2009
Cornell University at New York City SiteInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited2009
Cornell University at Austin North MoPacInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited2013
Cornell University at San Diego Sunroad Corporate CentreInstitutional Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationInstitutionalAccredited2013
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’


Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.


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Last updated: 2021-04-07

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Cornell University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Cornell University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Cornell University.
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Student Centeredness

3.3 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Doctor’s degree – professional practice


Cornell University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 118
Rowing Men’s 87
Other Sports Men’s 67

The complete list of sports at Cornell University is available for members.

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Tuition for Cornell University is in the 98.8 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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