Class Profiles

Class Profiles

Ithaca-Based MBA Programs

Two-Year MBA One-Year MBA
Class of 2018 Class of 2017
Number Enrolled 279 72
GMAT (average) 700 698
GPA (average) 3.39 3.58
Age (average)
28
29
Full Time Work Experience (average)
5 years
5 years
Women (%) 31% 22%
Under- Represented Minorities (%)* 15% 3%
Countries Represented 38 13
(Of) International Origin (%) 33% 53%
US Military (%) 11%

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

Executive MBA Programs

Cornell Executive MBA Cornell Executive MBA Americas
Class of 2016 Class of 2016
Number Enrolled 68 163
Average years worked 13 14
Average age 36 38
Women (%) 21% 25%
Minorities (%) 41% 26%
Under- Represented Minorities (%)* 12% 8%
Advanced degrees  30%  30%

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

One-Year MBA Class of 2019 Profile

Class Size

  • Entering Class: 69

Age

  • Age (average): 29

Gender

  • Women (%): 46

Minorities

  • U.S. Minorities* (%): 46
  • Underrepresented Minorities **(%): 18
*U.S. Minorities = Asian American, Black/African American, Native American, and Hispanic American
**Underrepresented Minorities = Black/African American, Native American, and Hispanic American

International

  • Countries Represented: 15
  • Citizenship (%): 59

Testing

  • GMAT (average): 690
  • GMAT Range (middle 80%): 610-730

GPA

  • Undergraduate GPA (average): 3.62

Work Experience

  • Work Experience (average): 5.6 years
  • Work Experience (middle 80%): 2-9 years

Undergraduate Majors

  • Engineering: 22%
  • Business: 32%
  • Sciences: 13%
  • Social Science: 16%
  • Humanities: 4%
  • Other: 13%

Prior Industries

  • Financial Services: 13%
  • Healthcare: 13%
  • Technology: 14%
  • Consulting: 24%
  • Manufacturing: 8%
  • Non-profit: 1%
  • Others: 27% (includes energy, transportation, RE and other)

About the Cornell Executive MBA Americas

  • Class Size: Two sections of approximately 80 students drawn from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Chile and Peru.  
  • Program Start Date:  late June
  • Program Locations (for weekend classes):  New York City, Ithaca, Washington DC, Dallas, Houston, Seattle, Salem (NH), Los Angeles, San Jose, San Bruno, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Mexico City, Monterrey (Mexico), Santiago (Chile) and Lima (Peru).  
  • 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:  $143,718 for the class that entered in summer 2018

Cornell Executive MBA Class Profile: 2020

  • Class Size: 70
  • Average Age: 36
  • Average years of work experience: 11 
  • Women: 27%
  • Minority: 54%
  • Under Represented Minority*: 23%
  • Advanced Degrees: 30%

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


Cornell Executive MBA Americas Class Profile: 2020

  • Class size:  152
  • Average years of work experience:  12
  • Average age:  36
  • Women:  24%
  • Minority:  37%
  • Under Represented Minority*: 14%
  • Advanced degrees:  34%

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


Cornell Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Class Profile: 2019

  • Class size:  41
  • Average years of work experience:  12
  • Average age:  38
  • Women:  33%
  • Minority:  73%
  • Under Represented Minority*: 27%
  • Advanced degrees:  66%

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