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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Cornell University has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,282) than Harvard University ($53,968).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than Cornell University.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,515) than Cornell University (1,480).
  • Both Harvard University and Cornell University have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 31,566 students while Cornell University has 23,600 students.
  • Harvard University has more full-time faculties with 2,155 faculties while Cornell University has 1,821 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
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
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)
$53,968Tuition & Fees$59,282
43% ($47,145)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)52% ($39,868)
$47,145Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,868
5.16 %Acceptance Rates12.67 %
82.82 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)56.17 %
1,515SAT Score1,480
34ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
99 %Retention Rate97 %
31,566Student Population23,600
2,155Number of Faculties1,821
7 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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