Weill Cornell Medical College

Weill Cornell Medical College

Weill Cornell Medical College is Cornell University's medical school and biomedical research unit. It was established on April 14, 1898 as the Cornell University Medical College. It later came to be known as the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and in 1998 it was given its current name. The campus of the college is located in New York, New York.

Weill Cornell Medical College awards master's and doctorate degrees through more than 20 departments, which focus on the areas of anesthesiology, biochemistry, genetic medicine, psychiatry, surgery, urology, ophthalmology, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, and cardiothoracic surgery, among others.

Clubs and organizations available to students include the American Medical Association, the Brain Interest Group, the Film Appreciation Society, the International Medicine Interest Group, Kids In Cancer Support, the Performing Art Clubs, the Sports Medicine Interest Group, and the Student National Medical Association.

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Contacting Weill Cornell Medical College

Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Ave, C-118
New York , NY 10065
General Phone: (212) 746-1050

Weill Cornell Medical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine107neuroscience, medicine, health professions
Science39biology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and anatomy, immunology, physiology, molecular physiology, pharmacology, ...
Medical Support and Technology3physician assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Weill Cornell Medical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Doctor's degree409
Master's degree109
Postbaccalaureate certificate31
First-professional degree961

Weill Cornell Medical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Weill Cornell Medical College had a total enrollment of 913 students (532 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 57%
First Professional 43%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 47%
Black 6%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 14%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 18%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 1%
22-24 23%
25-29 51%
30-34 19%
35-39 4%
40-49 2%
50-64 0%

Weill Cornell Medical College Room and Board (2007)

Weill Cornell Medical College offers campus housing for 1,245 of its 532 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Weill Cornell Medical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 8,197

Financial Aid:
Weill Cornell Medical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 476200)

Weill Cornell Medical College Faculty

Weill Cornell Medical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Weill Cornell Medical College Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Physician Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Medicine (MD)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Molecular Biology
Molecular Physiology
Physiology, General

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