Support academic excellence

Our colleges and schools are the backbones of Cornell education. Your gifts to these areas directly support enrolled students, improved programming, cutting-edge research, and faculty excellence.

Undergraduate colleges and schools

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Recognized as one of the world's top undergraduate business schools, the Dyson School equips, inspires, and empowers students to become leaders who are ready to tackle global challenges, make a lasting impact, and work to solve some of the world's toughest societal challenges.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) faculty, staff, and students discover, integrate, disseminate, and apply knowledge about the life sciences, environmental sciences, food and energy systems, and economic and community vitality to improve the lives of people throughout New York, the nation, and the world.

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

At Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP), we address the complex problems we find in cities and communities around the world today with rigorous criticality, informed innovation, and inspired creativity. Our artists and designers are ready to take action toward a better tomorrow for all.

College of Arts and Sciences

In an era defined by rapid social, technological, and economic changes, the liberal arts model of education and inquiry is more relevant today than ever before. With over 40 majors to choose from, the degrees conferred by the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) create an intellect that is well-formed and highly versatile.

College of Engineering

College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students are a surprising, eclectic, and visionary group with a broad range of experiences and interests. They compel us to tackle pressing issues from many angles. Cornell engineering students think their way over, under, around, and through problems, with a tenacious and entrepreneurial spirit, to make the world a better place.

College of Human Ecology

High-quality education, research, and public engagement are the cornerstones of the College of Human Ecology and its academic departments. The breadth of the unique work the college undertakes comes together around its mission to generate cutting-edge, applied, multidisciplinary research that addresses human needs.

Computing and Information Science

Over 50% of all Cornell students enroll in a CIS course each year, and enrollments have tripled in the last decade. Today, we have over 1,600 majors and 14,000 enrollments all within three departments, making CIS host to some of the most sought-after majors at Cornell. Now more than ever, digital data, technology, and diversity are integral to the success of every field—and our students know that.

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

At SC Johnson, business breadth meets specialized depth. The college's unique strength lies in its extraordinary scale and multi-discipline curriculum. Faculty emphasize innovation and practical business education. With access to world-class researchers and educators, students are ready to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

ILR School

As the preeminent educational institution in the world focused on work, we are dedicated to generating and disseminating knowledge that improves the lives of workers and transforms the future of work. Our students are leaders on campus and in their communities, pursuing diverse careers after graduation and shaping their industries.

School of Hotel Administration

The Hotel School is the world’s hub for teaching, researching, and facilitating connections through the business of hospitality. Known as the world leader for teaching and researching the business of hospitality, SHA prepares people-focused, tech-savvy leaders who understand that business success happens when they model the essence of hospitality.

Graduate and professional colleges and schools

College of Veterinary Medicine

We are dedicated to the creation, dissemination, and implementation of scientific knowledge to improve the health and well-being of animals and people. As a New York land-grant college, we achieve regional and global impact through innovative education, discovery, and exemplary care. We aim to lead, enable, and inspire others to attain a healthier world for animals and people.

Cornell Graduate School

With nearly 5,000 graduate and professional students, graduate study at Cornell is popular. Our students come to Cornell to make a difference, and their impact extends beyond the classroom or lab. Support of the Graduate School helps recruit top students, fund their research and scholarship, and prepare them for a changing workforce.

Cornell Law School

Cornell Law School is a small, top-tier law school that combines inspired teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a close-knit and collegial intellectual community. Through robust experience and practical learning, we develop broad-minded and technically sophisticated future lawyers and leaders.

Cornell Tech

Cornell Tech is Cornell University’s groundbreaking campus for technology research and education in New York City, where faculty, students, and industry partners work together in an ultra-collaborative environment to build a better world. Cornell Tech increases access and opportunity within the tech sector engages with communities locally and globally, and helps to shape the future of inclusive and ethical technology.

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

One of the first business schools to offer immersive learning, Johnson’s graduate business programs prepare students for leadership across industries, allowing them to achieve their ambitions with a business education that emphasizes collaborative and practice-based learning. Johnson’s programs remain small so that students can build close bonds, collaborate intensively with one another, and learn strong teamwork and leadership skills.

Weill Cornell Medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. We’re committed to educating the next generation of healthcare leaders through our medical and graduate schools, providing the best possible medical care to our patients, and speeding breakthrough discoveries from the lab bench to patient bedsides.