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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.

What language programs does Cornell offer?

Over 50 languages, both modern and ancient, are taught in classrooms at Cornell and students can study another 50 or so in language labs on campus. In addition to the Romance languages, courses include: Bengali, Burmese, Finnish, Persian/Farsi, Sanskrit, Swahili, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Yoruba . With such a wide range …

What is the foreign language requirement for students in the College of Arts and Sciences?

Faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences believe that the study of language plays a central role in a liberal arts and sciences education, and is fundamental in creating global citizens. In support of this, students in the College of Arts & Sciences must either pass an intermediate Cornell language course (at the 20…

Is there an English language requirement?

All Cornell students must have a strong command of the English language to be successful in their engagement in their university studies. If English is not your native language or if you have not attended high school in a country where English is an official language for the four years prior to your planned enrollmen…

Does Cornell have a foreign language requirement for applicants?

Some of Cornell's colleges and schools require or recommend foreign language coursework at the high school level. Prospective students are encouraged to review the  college and school admissions requirements  for detailed information. Applicants who lack required foreign language experience will still be considered f…

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