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The College of Engineering is a division of Cornell University that was founded in 1870 as the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. It is one of four private undergraduate colleges at Cornell that are not statutory colleges. It currently grants bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in a variety of applied fields, and is the third largest undergraduate college at Cornell by student enrollment. The college offers over 450 engineering courses, and has an annual research budget exceeding US$112 million. Bill Gates donated $25 million in 2006 for the construction of a new building for Computer Science. The College of Engineering was founded in 1870 as the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts....