Multicultural Law StudentsThe results of Cornell Law School’s commitment to having a diverse classroom and legal profession are obvious. Our students:
CommunityWhile small, Ithaca is also a friendly, open-minded, and cosmopolitan city with a diverse population and a wide range of activities. Ithaca was even voted number one in the Utne Reader's list of the "most enlightened" places in the US.
The presence of both Cornell University and Ithaca College ensure an extensive range of student organizations as diverse as the interests of the students themselves.
Diversity WeekendFor more than 10 years, Cornell Law School and its diverse student organizations have sponsored a spring-semester event that focuses on issues of community at Cornell Law School. It is customarily during the last Admitted Student Day.
Student OrganizationsLaw student organizations offer networks of support, and include:
Leadership Roles by Multicultural StudentsIn recent years, multicultural law students have served as officers (including president) or have played leading roles in organizations as diverse as:
Financial AidWe are particularly interested in making law school accessible to members of traditionally underrepresented groups and have determined that financial constraints should not discourage motivated, energetic, and dedicated students from realizing their scholarly goals.
If you are interested in Financial Aid, our office can help you identify what types of financial aid is available and whether or not you qualify.
Supportive EnvironmentCornell Law School understands the complexities facing a diverse student body at the start of a rigorous program. To meet these needs, we have developed orientation programs and ongoing networks of support to ensure all students are provided with the foundation for an enriching law school experience.