Cornell College

#2476 / #716
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#767
Most Desirable School
Liberal arts college in Mount Vernon, Iowa

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About Cornell College

According to Wikipedia, Cornell College is a private 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 .

Cornell College's Online Degrees

BFA/MFA in Fine Arts
Degree Concentrations
  • Creative Writing Low-Residency
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MPH in Public Health
Degree Concentrations
  • Epidemiology
  • Community and behavioral health
  • Occupational and environmental health
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Cornell College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
2,83681%64%117426

How Much Does Cornell College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$47,726
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$16,806
30K - 48K$17,628
48K - 75K$21,797
75K - 110K$24,390
110K+$27,002

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Cornell College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Cornell College, then you can expect to earn an average of $45,400 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Cornell College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
1,0461,0388

Where is Cornell College?

Cornell College is located at 600 First St. SW, Mount Vernon IA 52314-1098

What Is Cornell College Known For?

Cornell College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Cornell College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Cornell College's Most Influential Alumni?

Cornell College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Physics, and Social Work. Here are some of Cornell College's most famous alumni:

Lee Alvin DuBridge
Lee Alvin DuBridge
An American physicist.
Leo Beranek
Leo Beranek
An American acoustical engineer.
L. M. Shaw
L. M. Shaw
An American politician .
David C. Hilmers
David C. Hilmers
An American astronaut.
Michael J. Graham
An American academic administrator and priest.
Don E. Fehrenbacher
Don E. Fehrenbacher
An American historian .
Michael W. Allen
Michael W. Allen
An American software developer, educator, and author.
Thomas Caywood
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Frank Hole
Frank Hole
An American archaeologist and prehistorian .
Franklin Littell
A Theologian, Holocaust scholar .
Edward Thomas Devine
Edward Thomas Devine
An American academic. Edward Thomas Devine is professor of Social Economy .
Aleta Arthur Trauger
A United States federal judge.

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