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How do I apply?

First-year and transfer students can apply via the [Common Application (CA)][1], which can be completed and submitted online. Cornell also requires a [Writing Supplement][2]. The Cornell undergraduate college or school a student applies to **may** have additional requirements, such as a personal interview, a portfolio…

Can I apply to Cornell using the Coalition Application?

Cornell University does not accept the Coalition Application. Prospective students may use the [Common Application][1] to apply for admission. [1]:

Do I submit copies of my documents or originals?

Cornell requires applicants to submit official documents only. High school and college transcripts must come directly from the student's school(s). In addition, enrolling students must have their final high school grades sent directly from their high school to Cornell before matriculating. Please note that the Underg…

Does Cornell require personal interviews?

Personal interviews are not required (or available) for admission to any of Cornell's undergraduate level programs except for the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP). This college requires a personal interview for any student applying to their Architecture program. Applicants to the Department of Art or U…

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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