Tuition and Living Expenses
When you apply for student status, you’re required to show proof of your financial support. As you plan for your time at Cornell, it’s important to keep track of tuition costs and living expenses and budget accordingly. This page gives an estimate of international students’ typical expenses for the 2021–22 academic year at Cornell.
|Endowed* and Statutory**
(International undergrads in F-1 or J-1 status are not eligible for in-state tuition reduction.)
*Endowed: AAP, A&S, Engineering, SC Johnson Hotel School, JGSM PhD, Law JSD
**Statutory: CALS, Human Ecology, ILR, CVM PhD
|JGSM: MBA (2-year program)||$74,026||$37,013|
|JGSM: AMBA (1-year program)||$114,632||N/A|
|Undergraduate (9 months)||$23,618|
|Graduate (12 months)||$34,086|
To calculate expenses for less than an academic year: Undergrad expenses = $2,607/month x number of months + $155/semester (activity fee) + $515/semester (books and supplies) + $3,500 (one year of health insurance). Grad expenses = $2,507/month x number of months + $43/semester (activity fee) + $3,912 (one year of health insurance). Contact Student Health Benefits for prorated health plan rates.
|Spouse (12 months)||$13,674|
|Children (above amount plus)||$3,450 per each additional child|
Spouse expenses = $852/month x 12 months + $3,450 (one year of health insurance). Children = $426/month x 12 months per child + health insurance for one year: $3,450 for one child, $6,900 total for two or more children. Contact Student Health Benefits for prorated health plan rates.