Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Cornell College (Mount Vernon, IA)

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Cornell College is ranked 84 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 198 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 21%
Applicants who took ACT 78%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+15%
600-69930%
600+45%

SAT Math Score

700+8%
600-69926%
600+34%

ACT Score

30-3622%
24-2952%
24+74%

Students applied1,965
Students admitted1,394
Admission rate71%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate64%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$40,655
Fees$225
Room and board$9,110
Estimated book expense$1,339
Total cost$51,329

Cost after need-based aid$24,687
Cost after non-need-based aid$31,453

Average debt at graduation$31,975

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met78%
Average need-based aid$26,642
Average non-need-based aid$19,876

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment976

Full-Time

Men490
Women485

Part-Time

Men0
Women1

Freshmen retained78%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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