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Cornell University, Ithaca

Categories: Tourist Spots, Educational Sites
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
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. Make Cornell University a centerpiece of your Ithaca vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ithaca family vacation planner.
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  • A friend of mine who started work at Cornell over the summer noted that the buildings are of various styles, but they all harmonize together very well. From what I saw - and I only got as far as the a...  read more »
  • I really liked this university town ! A lot of architecture. Really nice people and really clean. I would come visit again ! 
  • The campus is gorgeous, with beautiful old buildings, great views if the river, and green everywhere. There is supposed to be a guided tour of the campus, but it wasn't taking place on the day we visi...  read more »
  • Had a terrific experience there as a student. I loved my teachers, the curriculum, the facilities, the outside environment and much more. Met my wife there and made great life-long friendships. GO BIG RED!
  • Great university, great campus, and a great place to be. The atmosphere is energetic and amazing, things are happening all across campus. Completed my masters at Cornell and it is a life changing experience. Best part is that alumni are active in enriching the overall experience.
  • I stopped here on my way to getting a job and the rest of my life. Though there is limited seating (about 16% now), I sent in my information before November and that worked out well for me! I highly recommend Cornell University!
  • Cornell University is a very clean campus. Friendly people, coming from out of state I knew absolutely no one and fortunately for me that's the the case for a lot of other people. I was able to make friends very quickly!
  • Loved my 1 year degree, that I got from here. I only spent 3 months in Ithaca but I could always go back. It's beautiful.
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