Learning is a way of life. And life at Cornell is meant to pique your curiosity and stimulate your intellect at every turn. Whether that means conversations with faculty members over dinner at your residence hall or a trip to New York City for underground jazz, the opportunities are yours for the choosing.
“In the Whitby Co–op, we have environmentalists, dancers, actors, computer scientists, ornithologists, engineers and writers, just to mention a few. They are all amazing people.”- Sushmitha Krishnamoorthy, Computer Science
Cornell has a way of being as small as you want it to be and as big as you make it. One of the first things you'll notice when you arrive is that the many groups, activities, and opportunities offered mean there's probably already a community waiting for you to come hang out.
“One of the benefits of going to a school like Cornell University is that you can connect with a community of like-minded and supportive people.”- Roselby Sosa, Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR)
Home to three institutes of higher learning, Ithaca knows what it means to be a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive college town. There's always something going on: festivals, volunteer programs, nightlife. And it sits right in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region—a beautiful reason to get out and about.
“In Ithaca, there are a lot of outdoorsy things to do, and there's tons of good food to be found.”- Ian Perry, Engineering