Cornell’s expertise in research, technology and business education translates into meaningful impacts in communities around the world. Our mission extends beyond the classroom, helping entrepreneurs access the research and mentorship they need to start and grow successful businesses.
Thought Leaders in Economic Impact & Entrepreneurship
Cornell’s Local Economic Impact
Cornell’s dedication to the local community, demonstrated through engagement and contribution of resources, is one reason Ithaca is consistently ranked among the top small cities in the nation.
$2.9MProperty taxes paid
$283MStudent and visitor spending
$120.6MPurchasing in Tompkins and adjacent counties
$300MExternal federal, state and corporate research funding spent locally