Academics

Find your program

Cornell offers a wide range of majors and minors to choose from. In addition, we also support a variety of pre-professional programs tailored specifically for graduate school preparation. And we offer a number of cooperative programs in which you spend three years at Cornell, followed by two years at one of our partner institutions to complete your program.

  • M Major
  • m Minor
  • P Pre-Professional Programs
  • C Cooperative Programs

Health and medical

Students work on a project.

Individualized majors

Work with your academic advisor to craft a major that targets your specific career goals. Recent students have majored in:

  • Archaeology
  • Business Analysis
  • Costume Design and Production
  • Data Science, Psychology, and Gamification
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Disability Studies
  • Environmental Social Sciences
  • Geological Studies
  • Global Health Studies
  • Human Rights
  • International Political Economy
  • International Studies Africana Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Social Services
  • Sports Journalism
  • Theatre for Social Change

One Course at a Time

Every Cornell course is a focused, flexible, 18-day learning adventure. If you learn best by doing, One Course At a Time will provide the perfect platform for your hands-on explorations, on campus and off.

Start strong

New Student Orientation, first-year seminar courses, first-year writing courses, and dedicated faculty advising get students off to a successful start.

Cornell professors will not only know your name, they’ll help shape your goals as advisors and mentors. Our teaching librarians will be by your side to nurture your writing, presentation, and research skills.

The Berry Career Institute will provide you with real-world opportunities, tools, and connections to prepare you for the future. And throughout campus you’ll discover staff eager to help you succeed.

Finish stronger

Dan Rohovit '16

Music education major

“The second Aaron Perrine arrived we clicked. He’s the most supportive teacher I’ve ever known. He is able to push me a lot, yet it’s always nurturing and supporting.”

Meet our recent graduates