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Cornell University is a world-class research institution known for the breadth and rigor of its curricula, and an academic culture dedicated to preparing students to be well-educated and well-rounded citizens of the world. Its faculty, staff and students believe in the critical importance of knowledge—both theoretical and applied—as a means of improving the human condition and solving the world’s problems. With campuses in Ithaca, New York, New York City, and Doha, Qatar, Cornell is a private, Ivy League research university and the land-grant institution of New York state.

Cornell's colleges and schools—including four "contract colleges" ("statutory colleges" is not an acceptable representation) that are noted below by an asterisk and operated by Cornell under contract with New York state—encompass more than 100 fields of study, many of which provide opportunities for learning and engagement that span the state, the nation and the world:

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences*

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York, is part of CALS. The Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station is located on the Ithaca campus.

"CALS"
College of Architecture, Art and Planning

AAP operates two off-campus study programs: one in New York City called AAP NYC and one in Rome called Cornell in Rome.

"AAP"
College of Arts and Sciences
"A&S"
College of Engineering
"Cornell Engineering"
College of Human Ecology*
"HumEc" or "CHE"
College of Veterinary Medicine*
"the veterinary college" or "CVM"
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business comprises the university's three accredited business schools and brings together the excellence and breadth of Cornell’s leading undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs:

"Cornell SC Johnson"

Note: "CCB," "COB," "SCJ" or "College of Business" are not acceptable representations.

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Dyson is a shared school with CALS.

"Dyson"
School of Hotel Administration
"the Hotel School"
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
"Johnson"
Cornell Law School
"the Law School"
Cornell Graduate School
"the Graduate School"
School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions
"SCE"
School of Industrial and Labor Relations*
"the ILR School" or "ILR"
Weill Cornell Medicine (New York City)

Weill Cornell Medicine includes Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, the Weill Cornell Physician Organization and Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (also referred to as "WCM-Qatar").

"Weill Cornell" or "WCM"

Note: "Weill" or "Cornell Weill" are not acceptable representations.

Cornell Tech

Cornell Tech is a graduate campus being built on Roosevelt Island in New York City.

"Cornell Tech"

Note: Cornell Tech is not a college or a school. "Cornell NYC Tech" is not an acceptable representation.

Faculty of Computing and Information Science

Faculty of Computing and Information Science includes three academic departments that welcome faculty, researchers and students from across the university involved with computer science, information science and statistical science.

"CIS"

Note: CIS is not a college or a school. "School of Computing and Information Science" is not an acceptable representation, nor is "Computer and Information Science."

Cornell University Library

Cornell University Library is an academic unit that promotes a culture of broad inquiry and supports the university's mission to discover, preserve and disseminate knowledge and creative expression.

"CUL"

Note: "Cornell University Libraries" or "Cornell Libraries" are not acceptable representations.