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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]: http://www.commonapp.org/

How do I correct an error on my application?

If a student detects an error in their application after it has been submitted, they can write a brief statement explaining the error and providing the corrected information. Applicants can then upload this statement via the Supplemental Materials section of their online [application status page][1]. The statement wil…

How do I apply as an international student?

The application process and requirements are the same for all students applying to Cornell University. Please visit the [How to Apply: First-Year International Students][1] website for details. International first-year and transfer students should submit their application using the [Common Application][2], which can b…

What is Cornell looking for?

There’s no magical formula of grade-point average and standardized test scores that guarantees admission into Cornell. Cornell’s admissions committees review each student's academic transcript, and are interested in the strength of their curriculum and test scores, but there is so much more that is evaluated. What th…

When should I apply to Cornell as a transfer?

Cornell accepts transfer students who have completed two, three, and even four semesters at another college or university and does not encourage applications from students currently in their first college semester. Candidates are encouraged to apply when they feel they have a strong application and should follow the g…

Do I have to declare a major to apply?

Cornell students can choose from [nearly 80 majors][1]. Applicants seek admission to one of Cornell's undergraduate colleges or schools, which then becomes their academic home if they’re admitted. Depending on the Cornell college or school, applicants may be required to indicate an intended major on their application.…

Does Cornell have early decision?

First-year applicants to Cornell have a choice of applying for **either** the early decision **or** regular decision admission plan. Students should consider applying under the early decision plan if Cornell is their first choice of schools to attend. Early decision applications are reviewed in the fall, and students …

Does Cornell require personal interviews?

Personal interviews are not required (or available) for admission to any of Cornell's undergraduate level programs. While not evaluative interviews, first-year applicants to any Cornell college or school may request an informational meeting with an alumni admissions ambassador in their local area. This informal conver…

When is the application deadline?

The** first-year early decision** application deadline is November 1. Applicants are notified in mid-December of Cornell’s decision. The** first-year regular decision** application deadline is January 2. Applicants are notified in early April of Cornell’s decision. The** fall semester transfer** application deadline…

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