Life At Johnson

Life@Johnson Tour

Johnson is, by design, an intense, collaborative community — one in which relationships are formed quickly and last a lifetime. We choose to remain a small school so that all of our students and faculty can work closely together.

Student clubs

Our student clubs provide abundant opportunities to practice skills. Our culture is infused with a genuine appreciation of one another and fosters a style of teamwork that puts our graduates at the top of recruiters' lists.


  • Huge roster of cutting edge arts, music, and cultural events
  • More restaurants per capita than New York City
  • Incredible natural beauty
  • Cost of living that's not insane
  • Fun, interesting, diverse people
  • Schools, parks, safety...amazing for families
  • All of the above. Find out more.

This is a college town like no other, a place with a distinctive heartbeat of its own, wrapped around the academic universe of Cornell.

Don't take our word for it - here's how Ithaca has landed in media rankings, ranging from sports, to outdoor fun, to healthful living, to parenting:

Johnson offers a Family-Friendly Community

A two-year MBA student shares his perspective

Vaishali Bajaj, MBA ’16
Vaishali Bajaj, MBA ’16

The Johnson School’s focus on immersions and multiple student consultant opportunities ensures that I have a hands-on learning experience...Read More

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

An intense, diverse, and authentic community

Veterans at Johnson

Veterans at Johnson

Johnson is committed to supporting our veteran students intellectually, socially, and financially.

Joint Venterures Families and Partners

Joint Ventures

Joint Ventures is a club for Johnson students and their significant others. Our mission is to foster ties of friendship and personal growth among Johnson students, their significant others, and their families.

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