337 Pine Tree Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
President: Elizabeth Garrett
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Cornell is one of the top universities in the country and located in upstate NY in Ithaca, one hour southwest of Syracuse.
Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew
Dickson White, Cornell is a member of the prestigious Ivy League.
It is a unique university featuring a blend of four private and
three public-supported colleges. As New York's land-grant university,
Cornell has state supported undergraduate schools in: Agriculture
& Life Sciences, Human Economics, Industrial & Labor
Relations. The four private colleges are: Architecture &
Planning, Arts & Sciences, Engineering, Hotel Management.
The Ithaca campus is made up of 628 buildings on over 2,000 acres.
Tuition at Cornell's private colleges for 2015-16 is $49,116 per year. At the publicly-supported colleges, tuition is $32,976 per year for NY state residents and $49,116 for out-of-state-residents. Including personal expenses, dining and housing, costs can reach $65,494 per year to attend.
27% of undergraduate and graduate students at Cornell are from New York state.
Cornell also has graduate schools in business, law and veterinary medicine in Ithaca. Weill Cornell Medicine, formerly Cornell Medical College, is located in New York City and also has a medical school in Doha, Qatar.
The number of employees at Cornell includes 1,628 faculty and 8,103 staff members. There were 21,593 graduate and undergraduate students in Ithaca.
Cornell is building a new technology campus on Roosevelt Island in NYC in a partnership with Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. The project has received a $350 million donation from Cornell alumnus Charles Feeney. A temporary campus is now open in Manhattan at Google's NYC headquarters building.
Cornell received 43,041 applications in 2015 and 6,014 were accepted.
Elizabeth Garrett became the 13th Cornell President in 2015.
Benefits vary for non-academic and academic
staff as well as endowed and non-endowed colleges. Complete benefit
information for employees can be seen here.