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Cornell Engineering Class of 2021
Applications 12,324
Early Decision Enrollees 37.1%
Class Size 812
Women 51.1%
Men 48.9%
Under-represented Minority 19.2%
Legacy 15%
Geographic Distribution
New England 11%
New York (total) 25%

Metro

19%

Upstate

6%
Mid-Atlantic 26%
Southeast 8%
Midwest 6%
Southwest/Mountain 5%
Far West 9%
International 9%
Academic Information
SAT Combined Mid-50% Range for Admitted Students 1420 to 1550

SAT Math Mid-50% Range Admitted Students

740 to 800

SAT Verbal Mid-50% Range Admitted Students

670 to 770
ACT Composite Mid-50% Range for Admitted Students 33 to 35

ACT Math Mid-50% Range for Admitted students

33 to 36

ACT Science Mid-50% Range for Admitted Students

33 to 35
Top 10% of High School Class 95%
A 2017 Sampling of Personal Characteristics
  • Novelist
  • Girls who Code club founder
  • Science Olympiad coach
  • Investment club founder
  • US Senate intern
  • Librarian
  • Hiked Appalachian trail
  • Worked at Philadelphia Scientific
  • US Space and Rocket Center fuel scholar
  • Member of Philadelphia orchestra
  • Custom made rings - Elevate Design
  • Intern at China mobile research
  • NASA intern
  • Created stained glass windows for high school
  • Co-founded international art club
  • Manager of theater company
  • Glider pilot in training
  • Developed algorithm to track big cats in Namibia
  • World title in log rolling
  • Captain of girl's wrestling team
  • President of bird watching club
  • Sanskrit teacher
  • Medical Robotics researcher
  • Intern for BMW
  • Patent for water treatment using indigenous materials
  • US Geography Olympiad
  • Scuba diver
  • Bagpipe player
  • Runs a health blog
  • Intern at National Cancer Institute