Cornell CALS' response to COVID-19 

CALS is closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19 and following steps the university is taking to ensure the health, safety and well-being of our community. As part of this action, the majority of CALS offices are currently on remote work plans. Review all college communications and available resources for students, faculty and staff.

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See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

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CALS is continuously evolving to meet the changing needs of our world. Students and faculty go beyond the boundaries of classes and campus to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach.

Undergraduate Admissions

For prospective undergraduate first-year and transfer students, our top-ranked programs include over 20 majors in community and rural development, environment and natural resources, food and nutrition, communication, applied economics, agriculture, international programs and life sciences.

Graduate Admissions

CALS offers research-centered advanced degrees in more than 30 fields of study and course-based professional master’s degree programs in several key areas of specialization. Graduate studies are connected around shared intellectual interests, and often spans across departments and disciplines.

Schools & Departments

With 16 academic and 2 schools across the life, social, environmental and agricultural sciences, CALS offers a breadth of perspectives that facilitate a culture of interdisciplinary understanding and collaboration.