The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Cornell University has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,015) than Harvard University ($55,587).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than Cornell University.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,530) than Cornell University (1,505).
  • Harvard University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than Cornell University (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 30,391 students while Cornell University has 23,620 students.
  • Harvard University has more full-time faculties with 2,120 faculties while Cornell University has 1,858 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Harvard University and Cornell University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Harvard UniversityCornell University
Harvard Universityvs.Cornell University
Cambridge, MassachusettsLocationIthaca, New York
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$55,587Tuition & Fees$61,015
42% ($52,257)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)47% ($49,149)
$52,257Average Amount of Financial Aid$49,149
5.16 %Acceptance Rates12.67 %
82.82 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)56.17 %
1,530SAT Score1,505
35ACT Score34
98 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
76 %Retention Rate96 %
30,391Student Population23,620
2,120Number of Faculties1,858
5 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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