Experience Ithaca!

United States Northeast Ithaca

A classic American town with education at its heart, Ithaca and Cornell University are synonymous. The school's Botanic Gardens and arboretum complement the stunning natural parks and their many, many waterfalls to make this New York State city a genuine pleasure to explore. Farmers markets, vegetarian restaurants, and America's longest-running folk-concert broadcast make this a delightful place to experience.

Population: 30,000
Native language: English
Climate: Temperate
Type of area:
College town

Where Will You Live

Cornell University

Cornell University, a true research-intensive Ivy League university, is renowned for providing exceptional education since its founding in 1865. The university is proud to have taken to heart a revolutionary spirit to encourage its students to pursue unpredicted lines of thinking to effect change on local and international scales. 

Located in Ithaca, New York, the city location is often ranked high on the lists of great places to live. Situated in the forested heart of New York state on Finger Lakes, the town of 30,000 is only four hours northwest of New York City - close to countless landmarks and the metropolitan East Coast, the city is the perfect doorway to experience small town life with large city possibilities.

Learn more at Cornell University's official website.

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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