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Cornell University has a long-standing commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access, equity, and excellence in graduate education. Our Recruitment Office is focused on promoting undergraduate research opportunities and graduate study, and to making Cornell more known and accessible to all students, but especially to those identifying with backgrounds historically underrepresented in graduate education.

Please use the links below to learn more about what the Recruitment Office offers and how we can support your path toward an advanced degree. For additional questions or concerns, please contact Anitra McCarthy (, senior director of recruitment.

Hispanic Association of College and Universities (HACU) Logo Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) Logo The Leadership Alliance Logo The National Name Exchange (NNE) Logo The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program (McNair) Logo The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF) Logo
We proudly partner with amazing organizations such as the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP), the Leadership Alliance, the National Name Exchange (NNE), the McNair Scholars Program, the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program and others in our recruitment efforts.