Mapping Our Global Community
Our diversity is our strength. International students from 129 countries make up 24 percent of Cornell’s student body, and international faculty and staff from 75 countries make up 11 percent of our workforce.
Modern and ancient languages available for study at Cornell
Faculty and student international research grants awarded
Collaborations in 69 countries
Countries/regions with an organized alumni presence
Cornell is proud to have alumni in all corners of the globe. Approximately 10 percent of Cornell’s more than 250,000 alumni live outside of North America.
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
“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