Cornell University (Johnson)

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Sage Hall, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, hotel administration, human resources management, international business, leadership, manufacturing and technology management, marketing, management information systems, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, organizational behavior, portfolio management, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $55,948 per year. At graduation, 71.9 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.

Students can earn a traditional two-year MBA or a one-year accelerated MBA at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Full-time MBA students complete a semester-long immersion program in a specific discipline of their choice. Options include strategic marketing, capital markets and asset management, and sustainable global enterprise, among others. Students can take courses at other highly ranked schools at Cornell University, including the Law School and College of Engineering, and can earn a dual degree, tacking on a J.D., master of engineering, an M.D. or other degrees to their MBA.

Cornell students learn leadership and stress competence, character, compassion and courage. The school runs interactive programs, including coffee hour and career workshop events. Students can also get involved in more than 80 organizations, as varied as the Private Equity Society to the Wine Club. For MBA students at the Cornell campus in Ithaca, N.Y., there is limited university-owned housing.

The Johnson Graduate School of Management also offers an executive MBA program, convenient for professionals working in New York City, since these classes are held every other weekend at a campus 15 miles from Manhattan. An executive MBA program with the Queens School of Business with classes held in more than 20 cities, is also available. There are more than 11,000 alumni, include notable graduates H. Fisk Johnson, CEO and chairman of household supply manufacturer S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.; Irene Rosenfeld, CEO of Kraft Foods Inc.; and Terry Stewart, former president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 11
Application deadline (international students) February 11
Applicants (full-time)
Applicants (full-time)
Applicants (part-time) N/A


accounting marketing
consulting management information systems
economics not-for-profit management
entrepreneurship production/operations management
finance organizational behavior
general management portfolio management
health care administration real estate
hotel administration supply chain management/logistics
human resources management quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
international business technology
leadership other
manufacturing and technology management

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 558
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $55,948 per year

Required fees (full-time) $2,380 per year
Required fees (part-time) N/A
Required fees (executive degree program) N/A


Average base salary $109,484
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 71.9%

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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