Cornell offers 4,000 courses through its 100 academic departments.
Students choose a major from over 80 undergraduate programs of study.
The undergraduate colleges and schools to which first-year students apply:
College of Arts & Sciences
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
College of Architecture, Art, & Planning
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
The Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration
The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
College of Engineering
College of Human Ecology
Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy
School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR)
Students enroll in one college at Cornell, but have the opportunity to study in them all.
The student-to-faculty ratio is 9:1 and well over 60% of classes offered to undergraduates have fewer than 30 students.
Cornell students get involved in cutting-edge research with Cornell faculty as soon as their first year on campus, across all disciplines. Resources and support are available through the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Cornell Undergraduate Research Board (CURB).
The Office of Global Learning has incredible study abroad opportunities in over 40 countries.
Cornell Career Services provides career exploration, engagement and support for internships and full-time job searches, and comprehensive advising for a range of students, including those interested in attending graduate and professional schools for law, medicine and dentistry.
Explore the undergraduate colleges and schools and decide which is best for you!