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Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
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“beautiful campus” (110 reviews)
“ivy league” (53 reviews)
“clock tower” (22 reviews)
Ithaca, NY
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited in June and then August to drop our son to college. A beautiful campus. Fabulous facilities and scenery that seems you are on some vacation with gorges, the lake, forest walks and more. And hey, its also the top 10 universities in the...More

Thank hipposcuba
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cornell's reputation and academics are without doubt. However, the campus itself is not a tourist attraction. Apart from a couple eye-catching architecture like the Law School or the Statler, the school is just a collection of administrative and educational buildings like any other colleges. Parking...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cornell is a beautiful place. It's an ivy league college that looks and feels like a big state school. The best of both worlds. There are beautiful plantings, nice people, and fun things in the area. It's a long drive from everywhere but worth it

1  Thank Supermazelman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful campus, middle of no where.Only way to get there is driving. I guess it is good for study.

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With such a large and diverse campus, be sure to check out the exhibits in the library and elsewhere on campus. You won't be disappointed. This is a top-notch university.

Thank BrooklynGuy13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cornell is perched on one of the highest points of Ithaca- the campus, the gorges that surround it, the open spaces and botanical gardens- amazing! Don’t forget to climb the bell tower and hear the chimes, visit the Johnson art museum, Beebe Lake, and the...More

Thank Renee Q
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We drove through campus. There are some pretty buildings, but a lot of construction was underway. I have been to many prettier campuses. Did not go to the museums. Found this time could have been better spent elsewhere.

Thank SheltonMcBride
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful campus, great views in the fall, amazing academia ... the Quad was my favorite by the arts and sciences as it was built by the same architects as Grove City College... a fan favorite ❤

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Did an informational meeting and campus tour. Loved information on the school options and having current students provide this hit the mark results of the day puts Cornell on wish list!

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

seems odd to rate a major ivy league university with the impeccable reputation as cornell, but ,hey i saw it in the list and I am qualified, i guess,as my daughter did get her masters from here in 2004.The experience and the name on the...More

Thank irishwillcny
Nearby Restaurants
Collegetown Bagels
225 reviews
1.55 km away
Cornell Dairy Bar
69 reviews
1.36 km away
Taverna Banfi
143 reviews
1.06 km away
Coal Yard Cafe
34 reviews
1.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cornell Botanic Gardens
277 reviews
.44 km away
Ithaca Waterfalls
237 reviews
1.56 km away
Ithaca Falls Natural Area
149 reviews
1.55 km away
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Sign up for a tour. They are student led and you will learn some interesting facts that otherwise you wouldn't have known. The students do a fantastic job and then you can revisit other areas, ask questions and head out on... More