Key Facts


  • Degree(s) Awarded: Cornell University MBA
  • Location: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • Length: 12 months
  • Start Date: Mid May

Full Program Tuition: $90,000*

  • Average tuition increase per academic year 3-5%

One-Year MBA Class Profile

One-Year MBA
Class of 2016
Number Enrolled 76
GMAT (median) 690
GPA (median) 3.5
Average years worked 5.3
Women (%) 43%
Minorities (%) 14%
Under- Represented Minorities (%)* 4%
Countries Represented 14
(Of) International Origin (%) 53%
US Military (%) 4%
* Black/African American, Native American, and Hispanic American

One-Year MBA Employment Statistics

Figures reflect class of 2014 as of three months of graduation

Summary of permanent jobs accepted
Number of graduates 47
Graduates seeking employment 40
Graduates reporting offers as graduation 78%
Of those accepting jobs, graduates reporting base salary 86%
Mean base salary accepted $117,100
Of those accepting jobs, graduates reporting signing bonus 47%
Mean signing bonus $24,200

Johnson at Cornell University

  • Founded: 1946
  • Full time faculty: 59
  • Adjunct, part-time or visiting faculty members: 41
  • Endowed faculty chairs: 26
  • Alumni: Over 13,600
  • Endowment: $162 million
  • Corporate partners: 60
  • Dean: Soumitra Dutta
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Udit Patidar '15

"A lot happens in your first few months at Johnson. Make the best use of resources offered by the Career Management Center in early summer, and you’ll be well on your way towards a successful recruiting season in the fall."

Udit Patidar, MBA ‘15

Travis Whitcomb, MBA ’15

"It’s all about the people: fellow students, professors, and the alumni network."