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What majors or academic programs does Cornell offer?

Cornell offers nearly [80 majors][1] and more than [90 minors][2], as well as challenging dual-degree programs. For students whose interests don't fit neatly into a pre-existing major, there’s even an opportunity to design an independent course of study or to double major. To learn more, please see Cornell's [Courses…

Do I have to apply to a particular major in Engineering? If so, what if I change my mind later?

Applicants apply to the College of Engineering and not to a particular major. Students may indicate an intended major on the Common Application or the Universal College Application if they wish, but they will not officially select a major until the second semester of their sophomore year.

Can SHA students pursue a double major?

At this time, SHA students are not allowed to pursue a double major, but they are encouraged to pursue a minor and/or concentration.

What are the most popular majors at Cornell?

Cornell is home to [undergraduate colleges and schools][1] offering more than [4,000 courses of study][2] across 100 academic departments. The most popular majors change from one year to the next. The [Undergraduate Admissions][3] website provides general information about academics, including information about the nu…

Can I double major?

Cornell offers nearly [80 majors][1] and more than [90 minors][1], as well as challenging dual-degree programs. For students whose interests don't fit neatly into a preexisting major, there’s even an opportunity to design an independent course of study or to double major. Each of the [undergraduate colleges and school…

Do I have to declare a major to apply?

Cornell students can choose from [nearly 80 majors][1] and more than [90 minors][1], and have access to challenging dual-degree programs as well. Applicants seek admission to one of Cornell's undergraduate colleges or schools, which then becomes their academic home if they’re admitted. Despite having an academic “hom…

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