Cornell College

Is Cornell College a Good School for the Money?

Cornell College Value Report

What is a Cornell College degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Cornell College with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Iowa, Cornell College Offers Good Quality for a Fair Price.

Top 50% Iowa Value
Top 20% Iowa Quality

Cornell College is ranked #6 out of #31 in Iowa for quality and #13 out of #30 for Iowa value.

This makes it a good quality for a fair price in the state.

State Value Ranking  13 out of 30
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  56.67 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if Cornell College offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 20% National Value
Top 20% National Quality

Cornell College is ranked #231 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Cornell College is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  231 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  84.31 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Augustana College $120,793 A+
Cornell College $140,066 A-
Milwaukee School of Engineering $142,156 A-
Siena College $143,547 A-
Cleveland Institute of Music $146,328 B+
Missouri University of Science and Technology $147,632 B+
Juniata College $148,284 B+
University of Kansas $151,183 B
Saint Mary’s College of California $183,037 C-
Quinnipiac University $191,514 D+

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $140,066 For That Piece of Paper

The average Cornell College student's degree will cost an estimated $140,066. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $34,246 and a typical 4.09 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $34,246
Average Years to Graduate 4.09
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $140,066

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Cornell College student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Cornell College degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$137,890 In-State With Aid
$246,778 Avg Cost No Aid
4.09 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Cornell College value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $246,778 #693 C
All Students $140,066 #231 A-
Only Students Receiving Aid $137,890 #430 B
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $246,778 #15 C
All Students $140,066 #13 C+
Only Students Receiving Aid $137,890 #15 C

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Iowa.

About 100% of Cornell College students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Cornell College financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Cornell College cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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