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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Optional
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

600 First St. SW Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098
Phone: (319) 895-4215
Admissions Phone: (800) 747-1112
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Cornell College
  • Located in Mount Vernon, IA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,009 students enrolled
  • 65% admitted
  • $39,675 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Chandra
  • I am a current student here

    I encourage students to visit campus and talk with current students to foster a better understanding of what Cornell is like. I also encourage students to sit in on a class to observe how classes are taught at Cornell, and also to talk to a professor regarding Cornell.

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  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    The weather is important so know that if you are from a warm place you are in for a surprise in the winter, bring gear to keep warm. The writing studio and quantitative reasoning studio are there to help and can make a big difference. Learn not to procrastinate because it is easy to fall behind when a block is less than a month long.

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  • Student from Washington, DC
  • I am a current student here

    Carefully look over the cost of attendance: the school offers a great deal of financial aid but the cost of travel to the school (by car or the Cedar Rapids Municipal Airport) can be quite a challenge. And keep an open mind! This school has very diverse people apart of its community, and keeping an open mind is essential.

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  • A current student
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is a construction zone right now. According to the timeline, everything is supposed to be finished by the end of the fall semester of 2013, however, gauging from the lack of progress made in the past couple of years, construction will not be finished until 2015. Learn how to study. The block plan is stressful, and if you don't know how to manage your time, you will not succeed.

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  • Yolanda from Portland, OR
  • I am a current student here

    Think about what your priorities are on a college campus, particularly concerning non academic priorities since those have an unexpected effect on your college success.

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