ACE Program Details

Program dates  

Dates are yet to be determined for summer 2021- please check back

English Immersion summer program student reception


Incoming international students accepted into all Cornell M.Eng. programs are eligible to participate.

Visa information

Participants will be issued an I-20 with a summer start date so that you can apply for your visa and arrive early.   


Program Fees and Registration 

The standard ACE program fee is $3,950 USD.  


Note that the registration fee does not include room and board or student health insurance.  Click here to learn more about housing, meals, and student health insurance. 

Registration dates for summer 2021 are yet to be determined. 

In order to register for ACE, you must have received an enrollment offer from Cornell Engineering.  To register for ACE, contact Mariah McNamara ( Tell her you want to register for ACE, and she will send you an e-mail invitation linking you to a new Admission Supplement for International Students. Complete the ACE registration on page 4 of the form, pay the program fee, and submit the form again.



Refund Policy

To enroll in ACE, you must pay the entire fee. Refunds can be given under the following conditions:  If you cannot obtain a visa in time, you will be refunded all of your ACE program fees minus a $100 processing fee.  If you decide not to join the program for other reasons, you will be refunded all but $400 of your program fees.  You must apply for a refund before the last day of the program. 



This program gave me a really good chance to make good friends. And I was able to get familiar with American academic culture before the fall semester starts

— Program Participant