Cornell's campus in the fall on the hilltop with the trees turning color among two campus buildings.

2018-2019 Tuition and fees

A Cornell education provides excellent value. In fact, very few families pay the full cost of a Cornell education. Many of our students benefit from our generous financial aid programs, with grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study reducing their college costs to affordable levels.

A shared investment
Tuition $41,874
Residence $4,326
Dining $5,058
Activity Fee $225
Technology Fee $200
Total $51,683
Additional estimated costs of attendance
Books $1,323
Personal expenses $1,659
Transportation in state $1,457
Transportation out of state $2,259
Average loan fees $71

When you apply to Cornell, we use your application for admission to award merit-based academic scholarships—no extra paperwork needed.

Use our net price calculator to figure out your cost, review our payment plan options, or apply for assistance to see what financial aid you might receive.