Cornell College

#2368 / #674
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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 Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,615 82% 67% 1222 26

How Much Does Cornell College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $20,458
30K - 48K $21,970
48K - 75K $23,700
75K - 110K $28,238
110K+ $32,136

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 Body Under-Grads
1,017 1,017

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, Philosophy, and Anthropology. Here are some of Cornell College's most famous alumni:

Leo Beranek
Leo Beranek
An American acoustical engineer.
David C. Hilmers
David C. Hilmers
An American astronaut.
Michael J. Graham
An American academic administrator and priest.
Harper Reed
Harper Reed
An American entrepreneur.
Michael W. Allen
Michael W. Allen
An American software developer, educator, and author.
Thomas Caywood
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Edward Thomas Devine
Edward Thomas Devine
An American academic. Edward Thomas Devine is professor of Social Economy .
Hubert Stanley Wall
A Mathematician .
L. M. Shaw
L. M. Shaw
An American politician .
Jack Norris
An American activist.
Frank Hole
Frank Hole
An American archaeologist and prehistorian .
Maryann Mahaffey
An American politician.