Cornell University joins growing alliance of colleges working to expand access and opportunity for 50,000 talented low- and moderate-income students

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University joined sixty-seven of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America’s undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates. This growing alliance, called the American Talent Initiative (ATI), supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, brings together a diverse […]

Cornell’s class of 2020 sets records in applications, diversity

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell had the highest number of applications in university history for freshman admission this year, with 44,966 applicants for the Class of 2020. A lucky 6,277 of those applicants have been admitted, and Cornell has offered another 4,572 a place on a wait list. The selection status of high school seniors who […]

Cornell extends early decision deadline to Nov. 8

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell has extended its early decision admissions and financial aid deadline by one week, from Nov. 1 to Friday, Nov. 8. Jason Locke, associate vice provost for enrollment, and college and school admissions directors made the decision in response to technical problems applicants have experienced with a new version of the Common […]