Cornell University has a founding principle of “I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.”. It is a private Ivy League University. The university was founded in 1865 to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge including classics and sciences, and from theoretical to the applied. Above all, Cornell is ranked in 14th position in QS World University Rankings 2019. In addition, the university is famous for its academic excellence and affiliations with 58 Nobel laureates, four Turing Award winners and one Fields Medalist.
Section 9 of the original charter of Cornell University ensures that the university “shall be open to applicants for admission … at the lowest rates of expense consistent with its welfare and efficiency, and without distinction as to rank, class, previous occupation or locality.” In other words, the university offers aid in the form of grants to its students depending upon need. Moreover, international students are eligible to receive aid from the university as well. Furthermore, Cornell Grants are available to students with financial need, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment. Along with the funds from the university, the aid comes from several sources for instance, university endowments. Moreover, the university offers an average of $ 47860 as aid to its students with 100% of the need being met.
To receive an aid from Cornell, you need to apply to the university submitting the required documents
For financial aid, you have to submit
International students should apply by January 2 for financial aid. Similarly, US Citizens and Permanent Residents should apply by February 15.