Cornell's campus in the fall on the hilltop with the trees turning color among two campus buildings.

2019-2020 Tuition and fees

A Cornell education provides excellent value. In fact, very few families pay the full cost of a Cornell education. Many of our students benefit from our generous financial aid programs, with grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study reducing their college costs to affordable levels.

A shared investment
Tuition $43,550
Residence $4,500
Dining $5,260
Activity Fee $226
Technology Fee $200
Total $53,736
Additional estimated costs of attendance
Books $1,200
Personal expenses $1,656
Transportation in state $1,248
Transportation out of state $2,048
Average loan fees $71

When you apply to Cornell, we use your application for admission to award merit-based academic scholarships—no extra paperwork needed.

Use our net price calculator to figure out your cost, review our payment plan options, or apply for assistance to see what financial aid you might receive.