Skip to main content
Official, accurate, and unbiased information and analysis

Cornell Budget Model Data from IRP

The data shared here may be sensitive, restricted and/or confidential.  These reports should not be reproduced or further distributed.  In some cases, the data are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  For more information, contact Marin Clarkberg.

There are several University policies related to the confidentiality and management of institutional information and data.  Among them:

Data relating to the undergraduate tuition pool

The “Budget Model Principles” documents includes this description relating to the distribution of undergraduate tuition revenue (principle 2, item d):

The remaining [undergraduate] tuition pool will be returned to 1) the home college in which the student is enrolled and 2) colleges where instruction occurs as determined by the college home of the instructor(s)/faculty member(s) teaching (in the case where a course is taught by administrative staff the funding will go to the home college of the course).

Documentation on the Brio query used to assemble these data is available here.

The following documents provide data on the distribution of teaching, by college:

  • Detailed Data on Teaching Loads
  • The FY 2021 budget is based on averages over five years (CY 2015-CY 2019).
  • Limited, secured-access to Tableau data visualizations; Deans and College Officers may access) April 22, 2020

March 31, 2014: Adjustment to list Cornell in Washington as a ‘teaching college’

March 2017:  Adjustment to list “AEM” – the Dyson School – separated from CALS.

Feb 2019:  Intergroup Dialog Project courses have been removed.

Headcounts and FTE related to the distribution of Allocated Costs

The “Budget Model Principles” documents includes this description relating to the distribution of “Allocated Costs” (principle 6):

The Allocated Costs will be based on key drivers of administrative costs: number of graduate and professional students, undergraduate tuition, number of faculty, number of staff, research expenditures, and five-year rolling average of gifts received.

The following documents provide data on the number of graduate and professional students, numbers of faculty and number of staff:

April 9, 2014:  Modified to move NYC tech faculty from tenure college to CornellNYC Tech.
April 29, 2014:  Modified to move professional students in the program of Real Estate to Hotel Admin
Feb 10, 2015:  Modified to move CampStore, PrintCopy, CBS-ADM, CBS-BUSN from Financial Affairs to SAS (Cornell Business Services)
Jan 28, 2016: Modified to pull out the Dyson School

Student Headcounts are as of the sixth week of the semester. Employee headcounts are based on the Nov 1 PAIDS (Position and Incumbent Data Set) extract and AIS (Academic Information System) APDB extract from Workday .

To export to Excel, select the tabs at the top labeled as ‘Export” then select the small button at the bottom Export icon  and then select ‘Crosstab’.