Cornell’s 2,300 acre campus is located in Ithaca, New York, a vibrant college town in the Finger Lakes region of central New York State. Situated at the southern end of 38-mile long Cayuga Lake, Ithaca is home to a wide array of bookstores, shops, restaurants, and cultural activities (even professional opera and ballet companies). On campus, you’ll find academic buildings and residence halls, libraries and eateries, research labs and facilities. The buildings reflect a storied past and progressive future. Near campus, explorers find waterfalls, wineries, state parks, and forests throughout the county. Please visit Cornell's website for a live view of campus from atop Barnes Hall.
Cornell is an approximate four hour drive from New York City (in light traffic). The campus is located an hour north of Binghamton, an hour south of Syracuse, and is three hours from Niagara Falls. For students who want to experience New York City, there are daily Wi-Fi equipped campus-to-campus (C2C) bus trips to and from Cornell and NYC.