The Cornel University, founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell & Andrew Dickson White, is both a private endowed university and federal land-grant institution located in Ithaca, New York. Cornell University is a coeducational institute and also the youngest member of the Ivy League. Because of its founders’ revolutionary egalitarian and practical vision of higher education, Cornell University is known as ‘the first American University’.
Cornell University offer more than 4,000 courses, 70 undergraduate majors, 93 graduate courses, undergraduate & advanced degrees, and continuing education and outreach programs through its seven undergraduate colleges and seven graduate divisions. There are more than 20,000 students studying at various colleges and schools under Cornell University’s degree program such as Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral, J.D., M.D., and D.V.M. The different schools and colleges are listed as College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering, School of Hotel Administration, College of Human Ecology, School of Industrial & Labor Relations, Johnson Graduate School of Management, the Law Schools, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Weill Cornell Medical College (NYC)/(Doha).
The research work featured at Cornell is of world class and the universities research priorities includes the New Life Sciences, computing and information sciences, genomics, advanced materials, and nanoscience etc. Cornell University also offers the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions such as Cornell University Summer Session, Cornell’s Adult University, Cornell’s Adult University’s Summer Youth Program, Cyber Tower, and Extramural Study etc. which provide flexible study options for students of all ages, free online short courses, and part-time study during fall and spring semesters etc.
To get admission at Cornell University’s undergraduate program, applicants can apply online or by paper. They need to fill in the exclusive Common Application form and the Cornell University Supplement which includes Cornell-specific information and required essays, a $70 application fee or waiver, and Freshman Financial Aid Application. And to get admission in the Graduate School, applicant must have received a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent from a recognized college or university. Applicants need to fill in the application online along with non-refundable $70 fees.