50-50 Profile: Cornell College

Cornell College campus

Cornell College-Private

Mount Vernon, Iowa
978 (all undergraduates)
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Offers full-ride scholarshps

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2016-17 Accepted: 71%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 65%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 68%
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FINANCES

Scholarships
2016-17 Total Expenses: $55,954
Average Net Price 15-16: $27,915
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 20%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT CR: 655
SAT Math: 620
ACT: 29
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Common Data Set

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 59%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 50%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 80.5%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 27.5%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $20,224

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics

NCAA D3, Midwest Conference

Cornell College athletic teams

Reasons to consider Cornell College:

One Course at a Time (Block system)
Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy
Dimensions: The Center for the Science and Culture of Healthcare
Center for the Literary Arts
Cornell Fellows Program
Civic Engagement Minor
Cornell Leadership Certificate Program
Cornell Wilderness Term
Theatre, Architecture, and the Arts in England
Off-Campus Courses

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