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In 2013, the Cornell University Satellite, a nanosatellite designed and built by students, was launched into space. It used a new algorithm called Carrier-phase Differential GPS (CDGPS) to calibrate global positioning systems to an accuracy of 3 millimeters and allows multiple spacecraft to travel close together.

Undergraduate enrollment: 3150
Male: 58.1%
Female: 41.84%
Under-represented Minority: 15.36%
International: 10.41%
Graduate enrollment: 2115
Male: 67 %
Female: 33 %
Under-represented Minority: 6 %
International: 58 %
Engineering programs  
Undergraduate Majors: 14
Undergraduate Minors: 20
M.S./Ph.D. Fields: 16
Master of Engineering Fields: 15

Number of UG engineering courses taught annually: ~ 450  

Number of Faculty: 247

Number of living alumni: ~46,600 

Year College of Engineering was founded: 1870  

*all figures accurate as of 5/27/2016

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Telephone: 607-255-4326
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