World recongized as a leading institution of higher eductation, Cornell University is a major force in the City of Ithaca. Partnering with the community, Cornell helps to forge the unique character of the City.
In 2013, Forbes magazine ranked Cornell University No. 19, in its ratings of over 650 of “America’s Top Colleges.”
Rankings were calculated using 12 factors in five categories: student satisfaction (22.5 percent of the overall ranking), post-graduate success (37.5 percent), student debt (17.5 percent), graduation rate (11.25 percent) and nationally competitive awards (11.25 percent).
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Collegetown, where many retail properties are available for rent, is immediately to the south of the University. This is an eclectic mix of shops, students and local citizens who come together every day.