Why Cornell?

Along with being embedded within an Ivy League university, Cornell University College of Engineering is one of the world’s leading engineering and technical institutions, set within a deliberately broad-based and diverse university. We have a longstanding focus on teaching excellence and groundbreaking research, supported by exceptional laboratories and libraries. Our dynamic culture of innovation and our particular strength in cross-disciplinary collaboration are enhanced by the open, engaging interactions among the members of our community – faculty and students alike. You can check out some of the latest facts and rankings of Cornell on this page: University Facts, Cornell by the numbers.

Cornell has taken to heart the revolutionary spirit that founded our university – we encourage each other to pursue unpredicted lines of thinking in order to effect change on local and international scales. Along with the unique value of the Cornell MEM program, Cornell University itself brings a wealth of attractive opportunities. Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, we have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Meet some of our current students and hear about why they chose Cornell’s Engineering Management program.

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