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College/School Eligibility:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Architecture, Art and Planning
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Human Ecology
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • SC Johnson Business - Dyson

Class Year Eligibility:

  • Third Year (undergrad)

Open to:

  • Cornell Undergraduate Students

GPA Requirements:

Minimum GPA: 3.80

General Requirements

  • be in good academic standing
  • be in good disciplinary standing
  • be able to study abroad and graduate on time
  • meet the requirements of the program for admission
  • meet college requirements for approval

College-specific Requirements

Colleges may also have specific requirements for study abroad (GPA, prior study at Cornell, ability to study abroad in your final semester, etc.).  Learn about your college's policies.

For example, your college may have a higher GPA requirement for approval than what is required by the program itself.  Most notably, students in Arts & Sciences must fulfill language and area study requirements prior to studying abroad for a semester.

Program-specific Requirements

  • 3.80 minimum GPA requirement for Cambridge (preferably higher to be successful) at the time of application
  • Complete Cornell’s application for approval by the Office of Global Learning's deadline (see "Snapshot" section on program Overview page)
  • Must study coursework in one subject area, related to your major at Cornell
    • Exception: Cambridge offers some combined degrees which allow applicants to apply to more than one subject if you have sufficient background and skill in both (e.g. History and Politics).
  • Strong background in major subject (at least 4-5 core major courses completed at Cornell)
    • Visiting students should have approximately the same academic background as a second-year degree student at Cambridge in their major
  • Must be committed to spending a full academic year abroad