Key Facts

About the Cornell Executive MBA Americas

  • Class Size: Two sections of approximately 80 students drawn from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico  
  • Program Start Date:  late June
  • Program Locations (for weekend classes):  New York City, Ithaca, Washington DC, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Seattle, Salem (NH), Los Angeles, San Jose, San Bruno, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Mexico City, and Monterrey (Mexico).  
  • Residence Weeks:  Three sessions ranging from 7 to 15 days at the beginning, middle, and end of the program.  Sessions are split between the Cornell and Queen's campuses. 
  • Length of Program:  17 months of classes; final team project after the last class
  • Degrees Awarded:  Master of Business Administration from Cornell University and Master of Business Administration from Queen's University.
  • Comprehensive Tuition and Fees:  $129,000 for the class that enters in 2015.

Class Profile:

Cornell Executive MBA Americas Class of 2016
  • Class size:  163
  • Average years of work experience:  14
  • Average age:  38
  • Women:  25%
  • Minority:  26%
  • Under Represented Minority*: 8%
  • Advanced degrees:  30%

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

Industry Profile:

  • Manufacturing: 32%
  • Finance: 15%
  • Consulting/Law: 14%
  • Telecommunications/Engineering: 11%
  • Non-Profit/Government/Military: 8%
  • Entertainment/Hospitality/Retail: 8%
  • Healthcare: 5%
  • Other: 7%

Geographic Representation:

  • California: 21%
  • Ontario: 18%
  • Alberta: 10%
  • Washington, DC: 8%
  • Mexico: 7%
  • Texas: 7%
  • New York: 6%
  • British Columbia: 5%
  • New Hampshire: 5%
  • Georgia: 4%
  • Washington State: 3%
  • Quebec: 3%
  • Oregon: 1%
  • Florida: 1%
  • Tennessee: 1%

Testimonial

Eriel Anchondo, MBA ’14

Eriel Anchondo,
MBA ’14

Senior Vice President of Operations
Franklin Street Properties Corp.

"The ability to continue to work while completing the program greatly reduces your opportunity cost and increases your return on investment. The connections I made during the program were invaluable and allowed me to redirect and advance my career in a completely different industry."





Cornell Executive MBA Alumnus: Anthony Wedo, CEO Ovation Brands

Anthony Wedo, shares how the Cornell Executive MBA Americas has elevated his career.