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Is the Applied Economics and Management undergraduate degree a STEM-designated program?

No, it is not. For international students seeking clarification regarding STEM programs for Optional Practical Training (OPT), the Office of Global Learning is available to support you with questions about campus resources, your visa, jobs, travel, and more.

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 How to Ap…

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

In the United States, 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 Colleg…

What services are offered for international students?

Cornell University has always been a university with a strong international focus, and today we continue to welcome students and faculty from across the globe. Approximately 10% of our students come to Cornell from more than 120 nations. The Office of Global Learning  offers a range of services to international stud…

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 candid…

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  and compl…

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 undergraduate 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 ap…

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 Secon…

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

International students receive information about the student visa process and the required documents for the I-20 after they are admitted to Cornell. The I-20 will be issued by Undergraduate Admissions Office staff.

As an international applicant, can I submit photocopies of my transcripts?

Cornell accepts official documents only . All transcripts should be translated into English and sent to Cornell online  by the applicant’s school official . If online submission is not possible, the school official should mail the translated transcript(s) to: Undergraduate Admissions Office  Cornell University …

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