Cornell University (Weill)

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The Weill Cornell Medical College at Cornell University has an application deadline of October 15. The application fee at Cornell University is $100. Its tuition is Full-time: $48,500. The faculty-student ratio at Cornell University is 5.4:1. The Weill Cornell Medical College has 5,556 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

The Weill Cornell Medical College is located in New York City’s “science corridor,” near other health and research institutions including the Sloan-Kettering Institute and The Rockefeller University. Medical school classes emphasize problem-based learning, and early on, students spend class time in doctors’ offices once a week through the Medicine, Patients, and Society course.

Weill Cornell Medical College is affiliated with institutions including New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Hospital for Special Surgery. The school offers funding for students to travel and work abroad after their first year of medical school, and about half of fourth-year students opt for international electives, often in Third World countries. All medical students are guaranteed housing in the school’s Upper East Side of Manhattan location, either in dormitories or apartments.

Notable alumni of Weill Cornell Medical College include Robert Atkins, creator of the Atkins Diet, and Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of the cardiac pacemaker.


Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
October 15 (Ends)
Application fee $100
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 2,247
Full-time faculty-student ratio 5.4:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 417
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $48,500

Required fees $3,668


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology orthopaedic surgery
emergency medicine pediatrics
internal medicine psychiatry
neurology radiology - diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology internal medicine/family medicine

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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