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Cornell College (Mount Vernon, IA)

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Cornell College is ranked 71 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 156 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 30%
Applicants who took ACT 83%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+20%
600-69931%
600+51%

SAT Math Score

700+10%
600-69938%
600+48%

ACT Score

30-3625%
24-2947%
24+72%

Students applied1,915
Students admitted1,410
Admission rate74%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate64%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$37,500
Fees$225
Room and board$8,500
Estimated book expense$1,164
Total cost$47,389

Cost after need-based aid$23,942
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,097

Average debt at graduation$25,004

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met80%
Average need-based aid$23,447
Average non-need-based aid$18,292

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,075

Full-Time

Men495
Women575

Part-Time

Men4
Women1

Freshmen retained83%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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