Cornell University

Category: Tier 1 research institution | State: NY

About Cornell University

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, we have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, and the world.

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Why you should attend?

Cornell University has had a long tradition of serving Veteran and Military Affiliated Students. We are committed to increasing opportunities for these students to benefit from a uniquely rewarding academic experience and also contribute to the diversity of the Cornell community. Cornell is a founding partner in VetLink and annually hosts the Warrior-Scholar Project to increase access and opportunity. Furthermore, with the creation of Students Veterans Advocate position and the community fostered by the Cornell Undergraduate Veterans Association we offer specialized services, resources, and work to eliminate barriers to ensure that veteran and students succeed and thrive at Cornell and beyond.


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A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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Other Expenses$1,850$1,850$9,196$9,196