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How can I meet with an admissions counselor from the College of Arts and Sciences if I visit?

Arts & Sciences Admissions does not schedule appointments or meet individually with prospective students, families, or advocates visiting campus. Please note that Cornell does not track demonstrated interest.

What is the foreign language requirement for applicants to the College of Arts and Sciences?

Applicants to the College of Arts & Sciences are required to have three units of one foreign language. For heritage speakers or students who have initiated a foreign language sequence before high school, completion of at least the third level (e.g. Spanish 3) is required.

Does the College of Arts and Sciences require SAT or ACT standardized testing?

No. For first-year applicants to the College of Arts & Sciences for Fall 2024, the submission of SAT/ACT test results is optional for both Early Decision and Regular Decision. Students who have taken standardized testing may submit scores if they feel they will enhance their application, but students who do not submit…

Does Cornell have a biology program?

Students with an interest in biology have many exciting choices at Cornell. Four of the undergraduate colleges ([College of Agriculture and Life Sciences][1], [College of Arts and Sciences][2], [College of Engineering][3], and the [College of Human Ecology][4]), offer biology programs. For more information, please vi…

Does the College of Arts and Sciences have a core curriculum?

No, the flexibility of the Arts & Sciences curriculum encourages students to explore their interests broadly so there are no required courses in the College of Arts & Sciences. Instead our faculty have outlined [ten broad distribution requirements][1] in key areas such as Global Citizenship, Social Difference, and Sta…

What degree(s) does the College of Arts and Sciences offer?

Regardless of major, the College of Arts & Sciences grants one degree: the A.B. A.B. is the abbreviation of the Latin name for the degree “_artium baccalarius_,” or translated into English, B.A., “Bachelor of Arts.”

Can I be pre-med in the College of Arts and Sciences?

Cornell does not have a "pre-med" or “pre-health” major, rather students in the College of Arts & Sciences interested in the pre-med track complete specific Cornell course sequences required or recommended for health careers, while majoring in any subject area of their choice. Pre-health students may, of course, decid…

How can I study at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City?

The [Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity][1] is a selective track within Cornell’s College of Arts & Sciences that combines an outstanding liberal arts and sciences education from Cornell University in Ithaca during the academic year with the option to partake in the innovation and vibrant environment of Cornell…

Does the College of Arts and Sciences give credit for Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), A-Level, or French Baccalaureate Exams?

Yes. Cornell's [Advanced Placement & Advanced Standing ][1]website summarizes what (if any) credit you would receive, as well as what introductory courses you could choose to place out of, based on your scores. For English exam credit in the College of Arts & Sciences, please refer to the [English Exam table][2]. Co…

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