Human Ecology Fast Facts

  • Tight-knit community of a small college with all the resources and benefits of an expansive Ivy League University.  

  • Proud History, rich traditions.

  • The hub for Cornell University's teaching and research in public policy related to family, health, social, and consumer issues.  

  • State-of-the-art research facilities  in fields ranging from nutrition and health to design, nanotechnology, neuroscience and human development.  

  • Home to the only interior and apparel design programs in the Ivy League, and the only PhD in apparel design in the United States.

Faculty

105

Professors and Lecturers

70

Research Associates and Extension Associates

Students

1,250

Undergraduate

225

Graduate

Undergraduates

94%

Freshman in Top 10% of High School Class

33%

Undergraduate students

25%

Students stating a multicultural background

30%

Transfer student enrollment, including from other Cornell colleges

18%

Students studying off-campus

9%

International students from 35 countries

After Graduation

43%

Immediately employed

38%

go on to Medical/Law/Business or other graduate schools

12%

Pursue volunteer / public service / internships / other