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Mapping Our Global Community

Our diversity is our strength. International students from 130 countries make up 26 percent of Cornell’s student body, and international faculty and staff from 93 countries/regions make up nine percent of our workforce.

Table view of the International Students and Employees map data.

Fast Facts

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Modern and ancient languages available for study at Cornell

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Faculty and student international research grants awarded

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Collaborations in 69 countries

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Countries/regions with an organized alumni presence

Cornell is proud to have alumni in all corners of the globe. Approximately seven percent of Cornell’s more than 265,000 alumni live outside of North America. 

Table view of the Cornell Alumni map data.

International Alumni Communities

Alumni volunteers, in more than 60 world areas, work in concert with the Office of International Alumni Relations to support the continued success of Cornell and Cornellians.

Learn more about International Alumni Communities.

For Those Who Dream, Cornell is Your place, Says Farid Ferdows ’21

Farid in graduation garb standing in front of Sage Hall.

“For any young refugee sitting in a camp, whether it’s on the Island of Lesbos in Greece or in Tajikistan, who has a dream—Cornell is your place. Ezra’s motto to welcome any person in any field is not abstract; it’s very real and it’s something Cornell lives by every day.”—Farid Ferdows

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