Cornell University in Ithaca (New York) is one of the largest universities in the United States. It also has the status of a leading research center in the country. The University is a member of the Ivy League.
Cornell University programs include more than 4,000 courses in a hundred academic disciplines. Among the pedagogical staff and the contingent of the university 40 people are Nobel Prize laureates.
The University has been implementing the idea of practical higher education since 1875. A lot of scientific research is carried out here, all students undergo several professional internships for the course.
Cornell University is in many ways No. 1 in the USA. It was in it for the first time in the world was awarded a scientific degree in journalism. In Cornell began teaching of academic disciplines in the specialization of "American Studies". University became a pioneer in the US in the study of Far Eastern languages. Today, here is the strongest in the country academic school of the Chinese language. Also, the University has an innovative educational project outside the United States. Cornell became the first university to open an American medical school abroad (Qatar, Doha, 2004).
Short information. Basic course of higher education, calculated for 4 years of study.
About the program. Students can obtain a bachelor's degree at Cornell in several colleges and at certain faculties. Training in any specialty is conducted according to a similar scheme. Students are invited to study a large number of general disciplines and several special subjects for which a qualification exam is given at the end of the course.
Bachelor programs at Cornell are offered at colleges:
Also foreign students can obtain a bachelor's degree at the Faculty of Informatics, Computer Science and Schools of Industrial, Industrial Relations, Ecology, Hotel Management.
Students age: 18+
Start dates: annually.
Requirements for admission: Certificate, SAT (Reasoning and Subject Tests), IELTS or TOEFL certificate with a score of 7.0 and 100 respectively, essays, motivation letter, 2 academic recommendations.
The result of the training: obtaining a BA or BS degree (taking into account the specialty), indicating a high level of academic preparation; Career prospects in the United States and English-speaking countries.
Cost: $ 39500 per year.
Short information. A two-year post-graduate program for those wishing to improve their knowledge of specific disciplines.
About the program. The master program provides highly specialized theoretical training for students, as well as an extensive practical course in the chosen specialty. Training includes mandatory internships at enterprises and in profile companies in the United States.
The Master in Cornell is invited to:
Students Age: 21+
Dates Beginning: annually.
Admission requirements: bachelor's, TOEFL or IELTS (professional English), 2 references from teachers, motivation letter, essay, CV, GRE (GMAT) results.
The result of the training: the master's degree in the chosen field of knowledge, the open path to profile employment, financial success.
The cost: of $ 29,500 per year .
First year students at Cornell University are offered accommodation in cozy cottages on campus. Each of them has everything necessary for comfortable living.
Meals are not provided. Students are offered self-service (for this purpose modern kitchens are equipped in the houses). There is also a possibility of eating in university cafeterias, cafeterias. All of them are conveniently located on campus near residential and training areas.
The social life of the university is rich and varied: more than 9 hundred different clubs, leisure centers and sections work. Students of all programs and courses in their free time can engage in creativity (especially musical, film, and artistic direction), sports.
The excursion program (recommended) is also saturated. Programs and routes are developed specifically for foreigners by experienced organizers and an initiative group of the student council. Fans of outdoor activities are recommended ecotours around Ithaca, the lake pearl of the State of New York, cruises and other entertainment. In the city itself there are also many sights. They are worthy of the attention of connoisseurs of art who are fond of the history of students.
The schedule of classes is determined by the specifics of the program and course. Lessons are held in the daytime, evening shift. Out-of-school time students can spend on self-training and entertainment. For both of them, all conditions are created on the campus.
The university campus covers an area of 300 hectares. It includes 260 buildings. These include objects for study and scientific research (theoretical, practical buildings with all the necessary equipment), sports centers, residential complexes. Also on the territory there are open facilities of sports infrastructure (playing fields and playgrounds, etc.), recreation areas (park type). In a separate building there is a rich Cornell library.