Key Facts

The Basics

  • Founded: 1946
  • Full-time faculty: 55
  • Adjunct, part-time, or visiting faculty members: 40
  • Endowed faculty chairs: 26
  • Alumni: Over 13,600
  • Endowment: $168 million
  • Corporate partners: 60
  • Dean: Soumitra Dutta

Full Tuition by Program:

  • Two-Year MBA, 2013-2015: $111,896*
  • One-Year MBA 2014: $89,788
  • Cornell-Queen's Executive MBA, 2013-2015: $115,740 
  • Cornell Executive MBA, 2013-2015: $157,416 

* Average tuition increase per academic year 3-5%

Class Profiles

Ithaca-Based MBA Programs

Two-Year MBA One-Year MBA
Class of 2015 Class of 2014
Number Enrolled 279 55
GMAT (median) 700 710
GPA (median) 3.3 3.5
Average years worked 5
Women (%) 30% 22%
Minorities (%) 34% 18%
Under- Represented Minorities (%)* 12% 2%
Countries Represented 31 16
(Of) International Origin (%) 28% 47%
US Military (%) 5%

* Black/African American, Native American, and Hispanic American

Employment Reports

Executive MBA Programs

Cornell Executive MBA Cornell-Queen's Executive MBA
Class of 2015 Class of 2015
Number Enrolled 75 163
Average years worked 12 13
Average age 35.5 37
Women (%) 24% 19%
Minorities (%) 45% 28%
Under- Represented Minorities (%)* 23% 7%
Advanced degrees  21%  40%

  * Black/African American, Native American, and Hispanic American

PhD Program

Entry 2011 Entry 2012
Number of Applicants 434 391
Number Enrolled 8 6
Number of Degrees Conferred 10
Total Enrolled  35 33

Dual Degree and Certificate Programs

Graduate programs:

Academic Programs

Two-Year MBA in Ithaca

Earn an MBA in two years of residential study.

One-Year MBA in Ithaca

Professionals with graduate degrees and quantitative skills can earn an MBA in 12 months.

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA

Professionals with graduate degrees and quantitative skills can earn an MBA in 12 months.

Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA

Weekend classes in select cities across the US and Canada.

Cornell Executive MBA

Alternate weekend classes in Palisades, New York.