How We Know It Works
There’s no better way to explain what we accomplish on the Hilltop than to share our accolades.
What others have to say about us
Cornell is listed as one of the “Colleges that Change Lives,” a select group of schools recognized for academic quality and exceptional opportunities.
"It’s fitting that Cornell College has a revolutionary calendar to match its spirit."-From The Colleges That Change Lives by Loren Pope
U.S. News & World Report 2020 rankings
#1 in social mobility
#40 in best undergrad teaching programs
#66 in best value schools
#68 in national liberal arts colleges
Not so humble brag
Cornell graduates have contributed to society in all fields and endeavors and include recipients of the National Medal of Science, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Black Engineer of the Year.
96% of the graduating Class of 2019 completed their degrees in 4 years.
97% of the Class of 2018 who sought employment are employed.
82% is Cornell’s 5-year medical school acceptance rate (compared to the national average of 39%).
18 Fulbright recipients in the past 14 years.
88% of the Class of 2019 completed undergraduate research.