Cornell College
#1511 Overall Influence#767 Desirability Rank

Cornell College

Liberal arts college in Mount Vernon, Iowa

Cornell College Rankings

Cornell College is a private liberal arts college in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Originally the Iowa Conference Seminary, the school was founded in 1853 by George Bryant Bowman. Four years later, in 1857, the name was changed to Cornell College, in honor of iron tycoon William Wesley Cornell, a distant relative of Ezra Cornell .

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,532

Acceptance

61%

Graduation Rate

68%

Median SAT Score

1200

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$41,874

Fees (in-state)

$425

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$22,796
30K-48K$23,044
48K-75K$23,203
75K-110K$27,139
110K+$31,427

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$45,400

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

600 First St. SW, Mount Vernon IA 52314-1098

What is Cornell College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#605 World Rank #227 USA Rank
Economics
#564 World Rank #275 USA Rank
Political Science
#1071 World Rank #311 USA Rank
Physics
#779 World Rank #327 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1004 World Rank #390 USA Rank
Philosophy
#1095 World Rank #436 USA Rank
Computer Science
#925 World Rank #467 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1380 World Rank #491 USA Rank
Mathematics
#932 World Rank #505 USA Rank
Psychology
#1323 World Rank #542 USA Rank
Sociology
#1776 World Rank #550 USA Rank
Engineering
#1878 World Rank #609 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1399 World Rank #640 USA Rank
Education
#2101 World Rank #701 USA Rank
Chemistry
#2501 World Rank #885 USA Rank
Literature
#1901 World Rank #1014 USA Rank
Business
#1915 World Rank #1076 USA Rank
History

Other areas of influence

#957 World Rank #561 USA Rank
Communications
#1145 World Rank #563 USA Rank
Law
#1295 World Rank #739 USA Rank
Social Work
#1716 World Rank #1011 USA Rank
Nursing
#2430 World Rank #989 USA Rank
Medical
#2758 World Rank #1733 USA Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are Cornell College's Most influential alumni?

Cornell College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Political Science, Economics, and Anthropology. Cornell College’s most academically influential people include William R. Allen, Leo Beranek, and L. M. Shaw.

William R. Allen

American presidential advisor

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Leo Beranek
Leo Beranek

American acoustical engineer

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L. M. Shaw
L. M. Shaw

American politician

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Cato Sells
Cato Sells

American government official

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Aleta Arthur Trauger

United States federal judge

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James Daly
James Daly

American theater, film and television actor

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Charles Raymond Adrian

American political science professor

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Edward Thomas Devine
Edward Thomas Devine

American academic; professor of Social Economy

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Frank Hole
Frank Hole

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Ingrid Wendt

American writer

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Joseph Francis Sartori
Joseph Francis Sartori

American businessman

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Margaret Keyes

American academic

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