Executive MBA Admissions

Applications for the Cornell Executive MBA Americas and the Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY are accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis. Please see below for program specifics.

Click here to access the online application. Please contact us at emba@cornell.edu with any questions.


Cornell Executive MBA Americas

Applications are currently being accepted for the Class of 2021; classes will begin in late June. We strongly recommend that you complete your application as soon as possible. Interviews are conducted after the application and all supporting documents are submitted. Admissions decisions are communicated approximately 3 to 5 days after the interview.

All students in the program travel to Canada during the residential sessions. A visa is required for candidates who are not US Citizens or Permanent Residents. These candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure that there is enough time to complete the admissions and visa processes.


Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY

Applications are currently being accepted for the Class of 2021; classes will begin in late July, 2019.

  • We accept applications on a rolling basis, with preferred scholarship consideration for applications received by May 31.
  • We encourage you to submit your application as soon as you have completed your sections.
  • Once we receive all supporting documents, including transcripts and letters of recommendation, we will contact you to schedule your interview.

Admissions decisions are typically communicated within a few weeks of the interview.


Standardized Exams

Standardized test scores are not required for admission to the Cornell Executive MBA Americas or the Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY. Applicants may voluntarily submit their GMATGRE, or Executive Assessment score(s). Candidates are encouraged to send their score(s) to Cornell, along with their application, if they believe the information will help the Admissions Committee better understand their academic readiness for the program.


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Executive MBA Team Blog

Cornell Enterprise Online Fall 2012

Johnson’s magazine includes a Q&A with Dean Soumitra Dutta, feature stories on marketing new technology and on metrics-driven marketing, a profile of Cambridge Health Alliance CEO Patrick Wardell, MBA ’79, and much more. Take a look! Read the article

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EMI ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT – Johnson Cheng, MBA ’14

04/17/2017 The “Googley” culture of Silicon Valley companies didn’t always resonate with my staff, I found the no-nonsense leadership approach practiced by the US military to be particularly effective in my company. Unlike his peers who applied for prestigious banking/consulting jobs Johnson Cheng became an assistant to director in a real estate development firm in […]

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Can Africa Feed the World?

03/17/2017 Africa could be the world’s next breadbasket. But can it overcome the hurdles in its way? by Giorgi Tsintsadze ’17 Sixty percent of the world’s uncultivated, arable land lies in Africa, according to a McKinsey & Company report. In fact, the Democratic Republic of the Congo alone could feed two billion people, according to some […]

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