Cornell by the numbers

If you support Cornell, if you are a former student, or if you or your family member attend the college, you have an interest in Cornell’s well-being. In that spirit we offer the numbers on our student body, their costs, and college resources.

2018-19 student body


Enrollment (that means we’re at 91.2% of campus residence capacity)


U.S. students of color

52% Male
47% Female
1% Undeclared

Map showing geographical distribution of the student body
Map showing geographical distribution of the student body

Financial assistance


Comprehensive fee for 2018-19 (tuition, room, board, and fees)

$24.5 million

Financial aid budget for 2018-19


Average financial aid package for all full-time Cornell students (includes institutional, state, federal, and outside aid)


Percent of students receiving financial assistance

2017-18 financial summary

















Gifts; $13.2 million

Gifts; $13.2 million

Cornell’s Greater > Than campaign is building the endowment. See how Cornell’s endowment compares with others in the Associated Colleges of the Midwest.