Tuition for Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY

Tuition for the Cornell Executive MBA class starting in July 2017 is $176,104. 

Tuition is billed in six installments, payable around the start of each term. Tuition includes all instruction, academic services, books and printed materials, room and meals for the weeks in residence in Ithaca, and a room for Saturday night and all meals for class weekends at HNA Palisades. It also includes lodging and some meals during the Global Business Study. It does not include transportation to and from the residential sessions and the Global Business Study location.

Term Term Charge Term Charge Bill Due Date
Term 1 (summer 17) $15,000 June, 2017 July 7, 2017
2 (fall 2017) $36,526 July, 2017 August 7, 2017
3 (spring 2018) $36,526 December, 2017 January 7, 2018
4 (summer 18) $15,000 June, 2018 July 7, 2018
5 (fall 2018) $36,526 July, 2018 August 7, 2018
6 (spring 2019) $36,526 December, 2018 January 7, 2019
Total $176,104

Paying Your Bill – Cornell University Bursar Procedures

Most University charges and credits are processed through the University Bursar system. Tuition is billed on a semester basis. Your first tuition bill will be available online in mid-June, with a due date in early July. This bill must be paid in order to be considered officially registered with the University. The $5,000 admissions deposit will be applied to your first tuition installment. All financial aid is disbursed and credits to your bursar account. 

The University Bursar offers several payment options. For more information, please visit their website for more information.

Financial Support

Corporate Sponsorship

Sponsoring an employee in a Cornell Executive MBA Program is a wise and cost-effective business decision for most organizations since it will enlarge the skill set of their most promising managers. To help seek support from your organization, we have created a document entitled, The Case for Sponsorship.

Financial Aid

Please visit the Cornell Executive MBA Programs Financial Aidpage for more information on student loan programs. This page also includes information on GI Bill Assistance.


We have a small number of modest scholarships available for applicants who submit their applications within the first three submission rounds. 

The majority of our scholarship pool will be allocated to first round applicants, with the remainder distributed between the second and third rounds. To be eligible for a scholarship you must submit the Scholarship Statement found in the application and your application must be 100% complete, including all supplemental materials such as official transcripts and (2) letters of recommendation. You will be notified of any scholarship award by the Scholarship Committee as soon as the awards for each submission round are finalized.