Cornell University Computer Science Programs
Cornell University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Ithaca, New York. Ithaca is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
Cornell University Rankings
Cornell is ranked #12 out of 758 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #1 out of 56 schools in New York.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Cornell has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Cornell.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Cornell has earned from around the web.
|#2||Best Information Technology Schools||College Factual|
|#4||Best Computer Science Schools||College Factual|
|#6||Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools||College Factual|
|#8||Best Computer Information Systems Schools||College Factual|
|#9||Best Information Technology Schools||College Factual|
|#14||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
Where Is Cornell University?
Contact details for Cornell are given below.
|Address:||300 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853|
How Do I Get Into Cornell?
You can apply to Cornell online at: https://www.commonapp.org/
Admission Requirements for Cornell
|High School GPA||considered but not required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Cornell?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 9%, and the acceptance rate for women is 12%.
Average Test Scores
About 73% of students accepted to Cornell submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 680 and 750. Math scores were between 720 and 790.
Can I Afford Cornell University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Cornell, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $7,639 a year. That adds up to $30,556 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Cornell is 0.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Cornell University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 8,877 graduate students at the school.
Of the 14,693 full-time undergraduates at Cornell, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Cornell University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,052|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,151|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at Cornell University. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 120 countries are represented at Cornell. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Canada.
Online Learning at Cornell University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cornell has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Cornell
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Cornell University was 1,316.1%. This is the #45 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cornell regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Cornell University Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Information Technology Project Management||0||44||0||44|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||21||0||0||21|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Notyourbroom under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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