Cornell College is a private institution established in 1853 with rural setting located at Mount Vernon. It is ranked 87 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $ 42,299 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,006. It practices 8 terms-based academic calendar. This special academic calendar, named One Course At A Time (OCAAT), consists of eight blocks of 18 days each. In a given block, students at Cornell College attend just one class from 9-11 a.m., break for lunch and then resume from 1-3 p.m., so they focus intensely on just one area of study for a shorter amount of time. Each course under the block schedule counts as four credits in a semester system. Cornell students use “block breaks” to do whatever they want, such as interning, traveling or simply taking a break. Students at Cornell College can choose from more than 30 undergraduate programs and more than 10 pre-professional areas of study, including business and law. Outside the classroom, students at Cornell College can get involved in more than 100 campus clubs and play intramural sports.
#87 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Mount Vernon, Iowa