Cornell engineers are motivated, collaborative, compassionate, and intelligent. If these qualities resonate with you, consider joining our diverse community of passionate students and faculty. You will be emboldened to break the rules of conventional thought — to think independently and explore new ways to improve the quality of life on our planet. Together, we work to tackle problems great and small. How will you break the rules to do great things?
What makes Cornell Engineering unique?
We are the largest and highest ranked engineering program in the Ivy League.
Our program has incredible depth with 14 majors and 20 minors in addition to the breadth of academic opportunities across the university.
Cornell Engineering sponsors 29 student-led project teams.
Females compose 51% of the Class of 2021 and over 46% of the College of Engineering overall.
All faculty in our college teach and advise undergraduate students.
Our students gain access to an unparalleled career network.
We provide outstanding support services from faculty, peers, and our advising and student services offices.
Cornell University: Glorious to View (Short Version)
This video celebrates what makes Cornell University so special—its campus beauty, breadth and depth of academics, spirit of inclusiveness, and commitment to serving the public good. From its inception, Cornell has aspired to be elite and egalitarian. As founder Ezra Cornell said, “I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.”
The do-it-yourself attitude runs deep in Lois Pollack. When she was a child, her physicist father encouraged her to build simple electronic circuits or to work alongside him in his wood shop. “Growing...Read more
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Key Statistics about Cornell Engineering
I thought I wanted to be an engineer because I liked math and science, I have learned that I truly want to be an engineer to help people. At Cornell Engineering, at the end of the day, your end user for anything and everything that you do is another human being, and I think that is pretty special.