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Can I still apply as an international student if I don’t meet all the admissions requirements?

At Cornell CALS, we read applications based on where you have attended school – so your application will be reviewed within the context of the school/curriculum/country where you are a student. While we list admissions requirements by major to share with students the foundational courses that the most prepared candida…

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…

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…

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

The international admissions staff issues the I-20 forms. Admitted international students receive information about the student visa process and required documents for the I-20 when they are admitted.

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 [Office of Global Learning][1] offers a range of services to international students and their families. [1]: https://international.globallearning.cornell.…

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

The application and requirements are the same for all students. All applications are reviewed by the specific Cornell college or school to which a student has applied. The selection committees read applications based on where you currently attend school, rather than by your citizenship status. Your application will be…

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 1) or the regular decision plan (deadline January 2). Please be sure to review the [F…

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?

You must apply to Cornell as a transfer student if you’ve graduated from high school and have earned 12 or more credits at another college or university since then. If you are enrolled as a full-time student at another institution, you are also considered a transfer applicant. Please be sure to review the [Transfer A…

Does Cornell grant deferrals?

Admitted first-year Cornell students may request a one or two-year deferred entry. Requests are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. In general, Cornell broadly supports the notion of a gap year experience for students between high school and college. Successful gap year experiences start with a well- developed plan and…

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