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Cornell University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Cornell

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringD+
Animal StudiesA
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringB
Civil EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceB-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB-
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial Operations EngineeringB-
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Natural ResourcesA
Political ScienceB-
PreLaw and LegalB+
PreMed and MedicalA-
Public PolicyB+
Urban PlanningB

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Surrounding City

... However, Ithaca really isn't that great of a city, though not nearly as bad as some places in upstate NY (Binghamton and Albany for example) ...Read full comment
... Sure, it's not in a city, and there's not a whole lot to do in the way of big-name events, but the air is clear, and waterfalls abound, and ther...Read full comment
... Ithaca is rated as the #1 emerging city in the US ...Read full comment
... I came to Cornell very apprehensive of the social scene because it was the only school I applied to that was not in a city and I thought the soci...Read full comment
... In the last 2 years, we've hosted the Strokes, Motion City Soundtrack, Lupe Fiasco, Twista, T ...Read full comment
... I would've preferred the city over rural Ithaca ...Read full comment
... Ithaca is a lovely city with lots of personality ...Read full comment
... I love the city ...Read full comment
... Ithaca is also an amazing, small city though quite isolated ...Read full comment
... Considering that Cornell is far from a major city and lacks the pretige/networks of other schools at the same level I would at least expect th...Read full comment
... The city of Ithaca is pretty horrible, so when you come to Cornell, expect to stay on campus a lot ...Read full comment
... The latter has never helped me find any job listing in any city big or small that I've lived in--and I've lived in Oahu, Hawaii, Pittsburgh, PA, ...Read full comment
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