Key Facts

Students in the Cornell Executive MBA bring experience and commitment to a program that prepares them for the management challenges of the future. We actively seek and select students from a broad range of educational backgrounds, functional areas, and industries to create a diverse educational climate.

About the Cornell Executive MBA

  • Class size: 70-75
  • Entry date:  One class per year in July
  • Location:  Class weekends at the IBM Executive Conference Center in Palisades, New York.  (Round-trip shuttle service is available between Manhattan and Palisades.)  And, four one-week residential sessions in Ithaca, New York.
  • Length of Program:  22 months (including breaks)
  • Degree awarded:  Master of Business Administration from Cornell University
  • Comprehensive Tuition: $161,360 for the class that entered in July 2014
 

Class Profile:

Cornell Executive MBA Class of 2016
  • Class Size: 68 Students
  • Average Age: 36
  • Average years of work experience: 13 Years
  • Women: 21%
  • Minority: 41%
  • Under Represented Minority: 12%
  • Advanced Degrees: 30%
  • Students born outside of the United States: 53%
  • Students from three countries including: the United States, Canada and England
  • Nine states represented including: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia

Industry Profile:

  • Financial Services: 39%
  • Manufacturing: 14%
  • Telecommunications/Engineering: 10%
  • Consulting: 9%
  • Marketing/Advertising: 8%
  • Recreation/Hospitality: 7%
  • Healthcare: 6%
  • Real Estate: 3%

Geographic Representation:

  • New York: 38%
  • New Jersey: 31%
  • Connecticut: 9%
  • Pennsylvania: 7%
  • Massachusetts: 4%
  • Virginia: 3%
  • Other: 8%