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#KnowYourCollege – Cornell University

Posted on Jul 14, 2018
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Cornell is home to seven undergraduate colleges and schools that offer more than 4,000 courses across 100 academic departments. The faculty, numbering more than 2,900 worldwide, includes Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, and recognized leaders in their respective fields.

Find below the Undergraduate Class Profile (2020) to understand your chances:

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Here are top 5 reasons to consider a undergraduate degree from Cornell University:

1. Academics – Cornell is a place where any person can find instruction in any study. From Africana studies to engineering, from human biology to hotel administration, the university offer nearly80 majors and more than 100 minors, as well as challenging dual-degree programs. For students whose interests don’t fit neatly into a pre-existing major, there’s even an opportunity to design an independent course of study. Find out where your passion lies.

2. International agreement – Cornell has long had international agreements with institutions across the globe. The University recognizes the value these exchanges have in broadening the international experience of participants and fostering goodwill between Cornell University and the international community.

3. Library Resources – The Cornell University Library offers outstanding collections and specialized staff dedicated to international studies. It includes nearly one million volumes focused on Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Latin America, and the Middle East.

4. Research opportunities – Cornell is one of the greatest research universities in the world, and providing undergraduates with research opportunities is a top priority. Students across Cornell collaborate regularly with faculty on projects, and sometimes for academic credit or pay too. You don’t have to be a scientist or an engineer to get involved. Research opportunities are available for students in all of the majors.

5. Grants & Scholarships –  Cornell Grants are available to students with financial need, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment. The aid comes from several sources – university endowments, alumni gifts, and a general fund. Students who are eligible for Cornell University Grants may also be eligible to receive a named endowed scholarship.

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Source: Cornell University Website