ILR’s unique, interdisciplinary curriculum prepares you for careers in business, law, politics, public service and many other fields. Study a broad range of issues critical to every organization, such as leadership, negotiations and policies affecting work and workers. At ILR, you can tailor the curriculum to your interests.

For Undergraduates

Tuition and Aid

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Financial aid

Cornell follows a need-blind admissions policy, which means students admitted to the ILR School have been selected because of their academic abilities and demonstrated interest in the program, regardless of their ability to afford the costs of attending. Aid is awarded solely based on demonstrated financial need, and our policies reflect our commitment to helping students and their families afford a Cornell education. For example:

Student Experience

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One major, endless possibilities

ILR is home to over 1,000 undergraduate students, 60 teaching faculty, and 170 distinctive courses offered in six departments. Students develop a solid background in the liberal arts and social sciences with required courses in management, economics, psychology, history, law, government, and statistics.