International Students

Bowman Hall

How to apply as an international student

Recommended materials

Russell Science Center

Apply early to avoid delays

Application Deadline Deposit Deadline
Early Action Nov. 1 May 1
Regular Decision July 1 July 15

Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis only.

Early action

If you would like to learn of your admission status as early as possible but are still considering other colleges, you must postmark your application by Nov. 1. You will receive priority admission and scholarship consideration. If you are admitted, your $300 deposit is due by May 1.

Spring transfers are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Cornell student works in the lab.

Submit one English proficiency test from the list below

Exam or course Recommended School code (if applicable)
ACT Exam 22 1296
SAT Exam 1030 (Critical Reading + Math) 6119
ELS Course Level 112
TOEFL Exam Online: 79
Paper: 550
6119
IELTS Exam 6.0
EIKEN Exam Grade Pre-1
ITEP Exam 3.8
GAOKAO Exam (Chinese College Entrance Exam) 98