Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
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Cornell University Reviews

Based on 100 Reviews
300 Day Hall Ithaca, NY
College Review
Career PreparationA
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA+
Activities and GroupsA
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Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Cornell University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
17
3
Architectural History and Criticism, General
0
1
1
Architecture
52
46
Architecture and Related Services, Other
0
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
90
14
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
211
Chemical Engineering
81
77
8
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
29
42
5
Civil Engineering, General
41
50
17
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
78
128
32
Engineering
29
Engineering Mechanics
2
3
Engineering/industrial Management
23
Environmental Design/architecture
19
1
Environmental Toxicology
0
2
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
39
Landscape Architecture
10
27
Materials Engineering
35
32
10
Mechanical Engineering
145
78
24
Natural Resource Economics
0
0
Natural Resources/conservation, General
59
9
7
Nuclear Engineering
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
618
2
Development Economics and International Development
8
Economics, General
224
21
12
Labor and Industrial Relations
264
74
2
Operations Research
95
91
3
Real Estate
22
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animal Genetics
2
7
Astronomy
1
8
3
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
7
2
0
Biochemistry
0
0
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
211
Biology/biological Sciences, General
345
Biometry/biometrics
18
0
0
Biophysics
2
2
Botany/plant Biology
1
6
Chemistry, General
57
38
22
Computational Biology
4
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
27
25
14
Entomology
5
4
5
Evolutionary Biology
1
2
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other
22
Geology/earth Science, General
0
3
7
Mathematics, General
65
10
11
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
0
0
Microbiology, General
0
6
Molecular Biology
1
7
Neurobiology and Behavior
0
1
Neuroscience
0
0
Physics, General
34
26
19
Plant Pathology/phytopathology
1
4
Statistics, General
16
47
6
Zoology/animal Biology
0
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
4
5
American/united States Studies/civilization
9
Anthropology
19
7
8
Archeology
3
6
Asian Studies/civilization
31
7
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
9
2
2
Community Organization and Advocacy
0
0
3
Comparative Literature
13
2
3
Developmental and Child Psychology
5
4
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
0
0
East Asian Studies
0
0
Gay/lesbian Studies
6
German Studies
1
2
2
Historic Preservation and Conservation
6
History, General
50
9
9
Housing and Human Environments, General
6
0
Human Development and Family Studies, General
74
6
4
Linguistics
12
3
2
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
2
1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
6
2
2
Philosophy
21
9
2
Political Science and Government, General
93
12
10
Psychology, General
80
6
7
Public Administration
103
Public Policy Analysis, General
40
0
0
Religion/religious Studies
4
0
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
4
4
Science, Technology and Society
6
4
4
Social Sciences, Other
0
2
3
Sociology
54
4
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations
0
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
1
4
Agricultural Animal Breeding
0
0
Agricultural Business and Management, General
0
Agricultural Economics
253
25
16
Agricultural Engineering
96
22
11
Agriculture, General
75
0
Agronomy and Crop Science
0
0
3
Animal Sciences, General
106
1
7
Ecology
0
8
Food Science
33
24
10
Horticultural Science
0
0
International Agriculture
23
6
Ornamental Horticulture
7
5
Plant Sciences, General
18
0
0
Viticulture and Enology
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
13
Computer Science
181
170
14
Information Technology
44
29
1
Systems Engineering
73
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/u.s. Law/legal Studies/jurisprudence
88
3
Law
183
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hotel/motel Administration/management
238
49
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animal Physiology
0
2
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
28
Immunology
1
3
Nutrition Sciences
50
1
12
Pharmacology
1
Veterinary Medicine
95
Veterinary Sciences/veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
2
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
0
Applied Mathematics, General
7
7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
11
7
1
Biology Teacher Education
0
Chemistry Teacher Education
0
Creative Writing
7
Earth Science Teacher Education
0
Education, General
0
0
2
English Language and Literature, General
72
10
12
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
0
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
0
French Language and Literature
8
German Language and Literature
1
0
0
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
0
0
Italian Language and Literature
2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
13
Mathematics Teacher Education
0
Physics Teacher Education
0
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
4
4
Russian Language and Literature
0
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
0
Spanish Language and Literature
13
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
0
0
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
87
11
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
0
1
0
Fashion/apparel Design
4
0
Film/cinema/video Studies
0
Fine/studio Arts, General
24
6
Institutional Food Workers
0
Music Theory and Composition
0
0
Music, General
6
1
1
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
0
3
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
12
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
19
5
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Cornell University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
Systems Engineering

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
RN Associate Degree Programs
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)
Dental Laboratory Technology (DT)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 25 Reviews
Alumni
BA Anthropology, Class of 1975
I work in academia.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hotel Admin, Class of 1975
strong alumni
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hotel Admin, Class of 1975
strong alumni association
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1979
alumni networking
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ornamental Horticulture / Floriculture, Class of 1975
No idea. It's been too long since I graduated.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nutritional Science, Class of 2012
Cornell provides career counseling, and also prepares its students for startups or other jobs through job fairs and classroom projects
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 2010
Tons
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine , Class of 1976
Everything
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Biology, Class of 1992
The curriculum is notoriously rigorous, the professors are world-class. Some of them are faculty advisors to clubs. There is a career office, etc.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Animal science, Class of 2007
Field trips to places of employment, professors helping students find employment during and after college.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 25 Reviews
Alumni
BA Anthropology, Class of 1975
smart, competitive
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hotel Admin, Class of 1975
it was a long time ago
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hotel Admin, Class of 1975
it was a long time ago
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1979
intense diverse
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ornamental Horticulture / Floriculture, Class of 1975
See previous comment
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nutritional Science, Class of 2012
Stressed, driven, nihilistic, competitive, obsessed, alcoholic
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 2010
Nerdy
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine , Class of 1976
Very nice and competetive
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Biology, Class of 1992
Students are intense, driven and brilliant.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Animal science, Class of 2007
Split! Half was a state school where students worked hard for their education, the other was the prestigious ivy league, wealthy students who had been handed life on a silver platter
Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 25 Reviews
Alumni
BA Anthropology, Class of 1975
Better now.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hotel Admin, Class of 1975
all of the above
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hotel Admin, Class of 1975
all of the above
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1979
good
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ornamental Horticulture / Floriculture, Class of 1975
Updated many times since I graduated
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nutritional Science, Class of 2012
The facilities were awesome. State of the art computer and technology facilities, excellent labs for chemistry or plant breeding, great buildings and libraries, excellent food.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 2010
Very nice
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine , Class of 1976
There were no computers in those days but the labs were very well prepared and the dining areas also.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Biology, Class of 1992
Facilities are state of the art.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Animal science, Class of 2007
They are beautiful
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 25 Reviews
Alumni
BA Anthropology, Class of 1975
natural setting
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hotel Admin, Class of 1975
drinking
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hotel Admin, Class of 1975
drinking
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS, Class of 1979
sports and all kinds of things
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Ornamental Horticulture / Floriculture, Class of 1975
See previous comment
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nutritional Science, Class of 2012
There is a club for just about everything. The Chimes Masters Club is pretty unique
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 2010
Greek life, student leadership, athletics
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine , Class of 1976
I don't remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.S. Biology, Class of 1992
Cornell Daily Sun (newspaper), ice hockey, a cappella singing groups, improvisational comedy groups--too numerous to name. There are a great many activities and groups of every description.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Animal science, Class of 2007
Singing groups, Hocking, football
Rated January 2016