Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)


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Cornell University is ranked 12 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 29 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 69%
Applicants who took ACT 51%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+55%
600-69937%
600+92%

SAT Math Score

700+70%
600-69925%
600+95%

ACT Score

30-3685%
24-2914%
24+99%

Students applied44,965
Students admitted6,337
Admission rate14%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$52,612
Fees$241
Room and board$14,380
Estimated book expense$930
Total cost$68,163

Cost after need-based aid$28,568
Cost after non-need-based aid$68,163

Average debt at graduation$23,389

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$73,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$39,595
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment14,566

Full-Time

Men6,989
Women7,577

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained97%

# - 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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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