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: Approximately 70
  • 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: $163,940 for the class that enters in July 2015
 

Class Profile:

Cornell Executive MBA Class of 2017
  • Class Size: 68 
  • Average Age: 37
  • Average years of work experience: 13 
  • Women: 27%
  • Minority: 50%
  • Under Represented Minority*: 22%
  • Advanced Degrees: 25%

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

Industry Profile:

  • Financial Services: 43%
  • Manufacturing/Consumer Products: 12%
  • Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals: 10%
  • Hospitality/Retail/Entertainment: 7%
  • Consulting: 7%
  • Telecommunications: 3%
  • Transportation/Logistics: 3%
  • Other: 15%

Geographic Representation:

  • New York: 57%
  • New Jersey: 24%
  • Connecticut: 7%
  • Massachusetts: 4%
  • Pennsylvania: 2%
  • New Hampshire: 2%
  • Other: 4%

 




Alumni Spotlight

Hannah Diddams

Hannah Diddams, Executive MBA Metro NY '14

Data Solutions & Innovation Manager, Global Agency Team
Google

“Knowing that I completed an MBA, more so than the letters after my name, is about knowing that I have the endurance to succeed and that I was able to accomplish a great feat.”

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