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Weill Cornell College

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Weill Cornell College review: 48 facts and highlights

Weill Cornell College
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Weill Cornell College

Why is Weill Cornell College better than the average?

  • Academic staff
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    2500vs677.13
  • Admission rate
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    1.7%vs24.37%
  • Number of applicants
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    5886vs3178
  • Undergraduate students
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    395vs94.2
  • Nobel laureats staff
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    28vs25.03
  • Sports facilities
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    29vs15.61
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
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    41 730.00$vs45 091.83$
  • ARWU rank
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    13vs35.29

General info

1.academic staff

2500

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
2.alumni network

8742

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2020.
3.endowment

5.49$ billion (Cornell University)

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.extracurricular activities
A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2020.
5.student to staff ratio

0.16:1

A measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
6.student unions
A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Admissions

1.admission rate

1.7%

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.number of applicants

5886

A high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.
3.undergraduate students

395

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.average composite ACT score
The ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. The ACT score indicates how hard it is to get into a univeristy and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
5.average admission SAT score
The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
6.average SAT score in critical reading
The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Facilities

1.medical facilities
Source: university's official website, 2020.
2.dorm capacity
The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
3.sports facilities
Source: university's official website, 2020.
4.Has a museum
Weill Cornell College (Cornell University)
Source: university's official website, 2020.
5.number of museums
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.campus size

19.42km² (Cornell University)

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Honors

1.Nobel laureats staff
Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.
2.Nobel laureats alumni
The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.
3.Rhodes scholars
The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2020.
4.Is a member of the Ivy League
Weill Cornell College (Cornell University)
The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2020.
5.Pulitzer Prize winners
The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2020.
6.Turing Award winners
The ACM A.M. Turing Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) to an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. The Turing Award is recognized as the highest distinction in Computer science and Nobel Prize of computing. Source: ACM A.M. Turing's website, 2020.

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year for international students

41 730.00$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.tuition fees per year

41 730.00$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
3.tuition fee growth rate

4.9%

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.average financial aid

245$ million (Cornell University)

A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
5.grants per year per student

19 125.00$ (Cornell University)

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Miscellaneous

1.ARWU rank
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities. These indicators include the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2020.
2.Forbes rank
According to the Forbes' annual list of America’s 650 Top Colleges. The rankings focus on the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, high graduation rates and low-levels of debt. Source: Forbes, 2020.
3.U.S. News ranking
The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2020.
4.position on Times Higher Education ranking
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

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