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The major I am interested in applying to is housed in two colleges at Cornell. How do I decide which college is right for me?

When considering a major that is offered through two Cornell Colleges, it is important to understand that the major requirements – the core curriculum, concentrations, faculty and opportunities (research/fieldwork/internships etc.) – are the same for students in both Colleges. What is different is the College, or acad…

What courses are required to be able to transfer into CALS?

To prepare for studying within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, each academic major has key foundation courses that competitive transfer candidates need to complete or have in progress at the time of their application. View the required coursework on the [Transfer Applicant][1] webpage. [1]: https://c…

What are the required courses for first-year applicants to CALS?

[First-Year Admission requirements][1] vary by major and can be found on our website. [1]: https://cals.cornell.edu/education/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/first-year-applicants

What is the difference between studying Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences?

The Biological Sciences major is exactly the same regardless of which College you attend: the [course requirements][1] are identical, as are the [14 concentration options][2] within the major, the professors, classes, rigor, and research opportunities. The difference is in the requirements outside of the major as each…

Can you double major in two colleges?

Students can only double major within the college they attend, so it is not possible to double major in two academic programs that are offered in different colleges/schools at Cornell University. It is important to know that students can minor or take classes across colleges at Cornell. Please also note, that when you…

How should I answer the question about the highest math class I will have completed by high school graduation?

Some of the undergraduate colleges at Cornell ask applicants to report the highest math class they will complete by the time they graduate from high school. If you are applying to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), the College of Arts and Sciences, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, or the C…

Does CALS offer admissions interviews?

While we do not offer interviews as part of the admissions process, we are happy to assist you. Please don't hesitate to follow up with your questions by email! That being said, the Cornell Alumni Ambassador Network offers informal, informational conversations with alumni, which you may request through your applicatio…

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