With unique resources and diverse expertise, CALS truly does mean “any person, any study.”
With unique resources and diverse expertise, CALS truly does mean “any person, any study.”

Distinctive Excellence

Quite simply, Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is the best school of its kind in the nation. Here’s why:

  • The college offers 22 majors and 31 minors, allowing students great flexibility to tailor their educational experience to their individual interests.
  • Faculty members are passionate and enthusiastic teachers who are world-renowned leaders in their fields.
  • CALS provides the intimacy of a smaller college combined with the vast resources of an Ivy League university.
  • CALS maintains superior facilities, including orchards, forests, wineries, and the world’s largest collection of agriculture and life sciences publications.
  • Students receive personalized attention and guidance through the top-notch faculty advising program.
  • Undergraduates are encouraged to experience the research process by taking advantage of the tremendous variety and quantity of research opportunities offered by CALS, including the Research Honors Program.
  • CALS is dedicated to providing educational opportunity and access, including easing the financial burden for students and parents.