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.
Cornell's comprehensive fees for the 2014-2015 academic year are $46,000 which breaks down like this:
|Residence (standard double room)
|Residence (single room)||$4,600|
Other costs to consider
|Private music lessons (per semester)||$650|
|Personal expenses (estimated)||$1,886|
|In-state travel allowance||$1,408|
|Out-of-state travel allowance||$1,965|
Compare our costs to some of our peer colleges.