Life At Johnson

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:

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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.

Johnson offers a Family-Friendly Community

A two-year MBA student shares his perspective

Briana Ford, MBA ’16
Briana Ford, MBA ’16

I am in awe of the diversity of thought and experience demonstrated by my peers...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.

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