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How do I apply?

First-year and transfer students can apply via the  Common Application , which can be completed and submitted online. Cornell also requires a Writing Supplement.  The Cornell undergraduate college or school a student applies to may have additional requirements, such as a portfolio or a design submission. Before get…

Can I apply to Cornell using the Coalition Application?

Cornell University does not accept the Coalition Application. Prospective students may use the  Common Application  to apply for admission.

Do I submit copies of my documents or originals?

Cornell requires applicants to submit official documents only. High school and college transcripts must come directly from the student's school(s). In addition, enrolling students must have their final high school grades sent directly from their high school to Cornell before matriculating. Please note that the Und…

Do I have to declare a major to apply?

Cornell students can choose from  nearly 80 majors . Applicants seek admission to one of Cornell's undergraduate colleges or schools, which then becomes their academic home if they’re admitted.   Depending on the Cornell college or school, applicants may be required to indicate an intended major on their application.…

Does Cornell require personal interviews?

Personal interviews are not required (or available) for admission to any of Cornell's undergraduate level programs. While not evaluative interviews, first-year applicants to any Cornell college or school may request an informational meeting with an alumni admissions ambassador in their local area. This informal conve…

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