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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. 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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  • Visited Cornell to check out the AD White Library (do not miss it) and the Johnson Museum (also something that you shouldn't miss). The campus is well cared for and beautiful views abound. Lots of gre...  more »
  • We came to visit Cornell for a college tour and what a great tour it was. It is certainly a beautiful campus with much to offer its students. The older historic buildings mixed with the new Gates buil...  more »
  • We went here in the mid 1970's so we really got to know this place. We return for many of our reunions. This is truly one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. Lots of Gorges and a mix of moder...  more »
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  • My daughter has visited several universities before visiting Cornell. Once we arrived and experience its atmosphere, we all knew that Cornell was the place for her.
  • Superb professors, elegant buildings, fine dining, and boundless natural beauty that complements the students nicely.
  • My daughter attended Harvard. Wonderful school but Cornell was closer. When your child is that gifted, we let them go where they are most comfortable. Couldn't go wrong either way.
  • World wide acclaimed university. Great place to graduate from. Nice facilities and the campus is awesome, filled with good architecture and lush green trees
  • Cornell University is a very nice & 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!