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I am unable to visit campus. What is the best way to learn about the College of Arts and Sciences?

Please note that Cornell does not track demonstrated interest. We invite you to learn about The College of Arts & Sciences virtually by researching [our website][1] and [academic departments][2], [watching our 4-part virtual information session][3], [meeting some of our most recent graduates][4], and [exploring our cu…

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

To preserve the impartiality of the admissions process, 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.

Does the College of Arts and Sciences track demonstrated interest?

No. Cornell University does not track demonstrated interest. Visiting campus is neither required nor expected of applicants. Students can articulate their fit and interest in the College of Arts & Sciences through the Cornell- specific supplemental essay in their application.

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

Cornell does not have a "pre-law” major or track, rather students in the College of Arts & Sciences (A&S) find that their liberal arts and sciences education offers strong preparation for a career in law as they are exposed to a broad base of knowledge while honing critical thinking, creative, and analytical skills. …

How can I join the Humanities Scholars Program?

Students in the [Humanities Scholars Program][1] undertake their own independent, interdisciplinary undergraduate research in a range of humanities disciplines, supported by a series of curated courses, structured mentorship, special programming, research opportunities and funding. They produce an honors thesis or cap…

What do graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences do?

A survey of College of Arts & Sciences students in the Class of 2020 found that 57% of graduates are employed, 33% are attending graduate school, 5% are seeking employment, and 4% are traveling/volunteering/preparing for graduate school. Top employment sectors for our graduates include Financial Services (20%), Techno…

How do I apply to the College of Arts and Sciences?

Cornell requires the [Common Application (CA)][1]. Please review the [First- Year Application Checklist][2] or [Transfer Application Checklist][3] for the full list of our requirements. [1]: http://www.commonapp.org/ [2]: http://admissions.cornell.edu/apply/first-year-applicants/application-checklist [3]: ht…

What is the significance of the ampersand symbol for the College of Arts and Sciences?

You might think that you need to make a choice: small liberal arts college or large research university? But the [College of Arts & Sciences][1] at Cornell offers you the best of both worlds: a superb and flexible liberal arts education _and _the extensive resources and opportunities of an internationally renowned res…

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.”

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

No. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led Cornell University to continue its suspension of the SAT/ACT testing requirement for applicants seeking to enroll as first-years beginning in August 2022 (Class of 2025). For the College of Arts & Sciences, the submission of SAT/ACT test results is optional for both Early Deci…

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