The Best & Worst

Location
Ithaca, NY
Undergrads
6,159
Tuition
$37,000
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Best Of

  1. 1
    Cortaca Jug
  2. 2
    Fitness Center, park, Circle Apartments
  3. 3
    The friendly people
  4. 4
    Great local restaurants
  5. 5
    Living in a college town
  6. 6
    Many extracurricular activities
  7. 7
    The occasional beautiful weather
  8. 8
    Safety on campus
  9. 9
    Surrounding outdoor activities
  10. 10
    The view from campus

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
84% of students return after their first year.
Proven Success
77% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Knowledgeable Professors
95% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
57% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
55% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Accepting Campus Community
58% of students surveyed said that the campus community as a whole is very accepting of members of minority groups.
Safe Campus
65% of students surveyed said that they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
64% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Learn from the Best
94% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 52% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    Many professors are hit or miss.
  2. 2
    No big-name performers or comedians come to campus.
  3. 3
    No Greek life
  4. 4
    Not enough school spirit
  5. 5
    The price
  6. 6
    Since IC is on a hill, climbing all of the stairs can be a pain.
  7. 7
    Unreliable computer network
  8. 8
    The winter weather
  9. 9
    Parties can sometimes be slow; there's not much going on.
  10. 10
    The lottery and process for selecting housing can cause headaches.

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $37,000, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $7,200.
Don't Move Off Campus
Average off-campus housing is a steep $13,400.
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