Cornell University, Ithaca

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Take a tour of Cornell University, the brainchild of Andrew Dickson White and Ezra Cornell. This globally renowned center of learning was founded in 1865, and you can still see many 19th-century buildings, including the iconic McGraw Tower. You can take a guided tours to learn about the university's history, academic programs, and life on campus. See Cornell University and all Ithaca has to offer by arranging your trip with our Ithaca online attractions planner .
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  • Cornell campus is a great place to visit and for children to be able to run free. So much to see like Sage Chapel, Bebee Lake, the gorges and foot bridge, the gardens around A.D. White House are fine,...  more »
  • We visited in June and then August to drop our son to college. A beautiful campus. Fabulous facilities and scenery that seems you are on some vacation with gorges, the lake, forest walks and more. And...  more »
  • Cornell's reputation and academics are without doubt. However, the campus itself is not a tourist attraction. Apart from a couple eye-catching architecture like the Law School or the Statler, the scho...  more »
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  • Wonderful Dedicated young men and women with a 5.0GPA work Ethics .EXCELLENT Professor's. Dorms are spacious than other Ivy Universities. One of the reason my family and I chosed to attend this UNIVERSITY. Not far away from shopping Centers. Students have a helpful and friendly attitude with a willingness the help other first time students.
  • Though it takes hours to here from New York City, but its beautiful scene and environment is quite fantastic. It will be a good choice to stay here to study not only because of its beauty but also because of its excellent academic environment.
  • As a graduate I'm deeply disappointed the university has become so money hungry by accepting so many international students. American kids are left to fend for themselves. I guess "diversity" these days means receiving tuition money in the form of pesos, euros, yen, pound, yuan, rupee, etc...
  • Haven't been here but Bill Nye has so it must be good..

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