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What services are offered for international students?

Cornell University has always been a university with a strong international focus, and today welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 120 nations. The [International Students & Scholars Office][1] offers a range of services to international students and their families. International prospective students foll…

How can I prepare for medical school as an international student?

In the U.S., students do an undergraduate degree (first degree) to prepare for medical school. The most common choice at Cornell for students hoping to go to medical school is to major in biological sciences through the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, or the College of Human…

Does Cornell offer a Study Abroad program?

Cornell University has always had a [global outlook][1] and offers programs for study abroad and international experiential learning in over 40 countries. Students may choose to study abroad at a university, conduct research or fieldwork, engage in service learning, or participate in an internship. In addition, Cornel…

How does Cornell consider U.S. citizens abroad and international students attending school in the U.S.?

Cornell applicants are an eclectic group, which includes U.S. citizens who have lived most of their lives abroad, non-U.S. citizens completing school in the U.S., and international students who have moved among several countries or schools. All applications are reviewed by the specific Cornell college or school to whi…

How and when do I get my I-20 and student visa?

Admitted international students receive information about the Declaration of Finance, their I-20, and information about their student visa when they are notified of their admission to Cornell. Currently, visa documentation and approval require more time than in the past, so students should submit their Declaration of …

Can I apply for spring transfer admission as an international student?

Generally speaking, Cornell's undergraduate colleges and schools welcome applications from international students for spring transfer admission. The transfer application deadline for spring semester is October 15. The transfer application deadline for fall semester is March 15. A particular college or program may not…

As an international student, can I defer my offer of admission to complete required military service?

Cornell will typically defer a student's offer of admission to permit them to complete required military service. If you are an admitted student wishing to defer enrollment for one or two years, you can submit an official request to Cornell undergraduate admissions by visiting your [Application Status Page][1] and com…

I just started attending a university in my home country, but I want to apply to Cornell as a first-year student. Is this possible?

International applicants who have graduated high school and completed 12 or more credits at a college or university must apply as a transfer applicant and arrange for official records for all academic work to be sent to Cornell. International applicants who have completed only one semester of coursework at another in…

Can international students apply under the early decision plan?

The Cornell application process is the same for international students as it is for prospective students in the United States. International first-year applicants are welcome to apply under the early decision plan (deadline November 16) or the regular decision plan (deadline January 2). Please be sure to review the […

What educational records are required for international students?

Cornell's admission committees want to review at least three years of a student's secondary school records which list the subjects the applicant has studied, and the marks received for each subject taken. State or national tests, or other external exams taken, should also be included (GCSE, Hong Kong Diploma of Second…

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