You want to change the world. So do we.
We are a community with an uncommon sense of a common goal: to leave the world better than we found it. Ambitious? Sure. But Cornell CALS has been changing the world for over a century and will be doing so for a century more.
Founded in agriculture and focused on life, we are pioneers who have shaped contemporary science and eagerly embraced international opportunity, while always serving the people in the state of New York.
The Wall Street Journal/Times of Higher Education 2020 College Rankings ranked CALS #1 in agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences.
CALS at a glance
7 departments shared with other Cornell colleges and schools
The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
The School of Integrative Plant Science
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We seek answers in order to find the next questions.
These are our objectives and how we accomplish them: As a premier institution of scientific learning, we connect the life, agricultural, environmental and social sciences to provide world-class education, spark unexpected discoveries and inspire pioneering solutions.
What we do
We are actively pursuing our mission to serve the public through our education, research and extension/outreach efforts.
Teaching passion-driven minds
Purpose-driven science in action
Sharing knowledge with the community
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