Cornell College: Review & Facts

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Cornell College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,180 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1853 and is the only school located in Mount Vernon, Iowa.

Cornell College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
Bachelor's degree is available at Cornell College.

Cornell College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Physics, Foreign Languages, Education, and Chemistry. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
84%
The student retention rate at Cornell College is high at 84% (well above Iowa average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Cornell College is good - 71%.

Student to faculty ratio at Cornell College is pretty good, 12:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,800
Average tuition costs are extremely high, around $34,500 per year. The additional fees at Cornell College beyond tuition are about $300, which comes to a total of $34,800 annually.

Read the details about Cornell College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
53%
As reported in recent government data, 2,720 applications were submitted and 1,440 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Cornell College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Cornell College offers study abroad programs.

Cornell College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,200 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - around $3,700 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Cornell College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Cornell College Location and Maps



Post Address: Cornell College, 600 First St. SW, Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314-1098, USA
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