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

2017-2018 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 $40,655
Residence $4,200
Dining $4,910
Fees $225
Total $49,990
Additional estimated costs of attendance
Books $1,339
Personal expenses $1,701
Transportation in state $1,514
Transportation out of state $2,149
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.