Cornell University: Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

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Accreditation: AACSB

Location: Ithaca, United States of America

Campuses: Ithaca (United States of America)

15 Current program rank (FT)

(€ 93,971) $ 111,402 Tuition fees

12 Length (months)

One-Year MBA Program type

Program description:

The One-Year MBA at Cornell University is designed for established professionals who are preparing for leadership roles or who want to minimize time away from work and accelerate their careers. Johnson’s full-time One-Year MBA program in Ithaca offers a sequenced, yet flexible, curriculum, which includes the option to take courses at Cornell Tech in New York City. You’ll not only learn foundational business principles but also skills related to the industry that makes the most sense for your career advancement as you choose electives. Complete Johnson’s core in integrated teams with students in the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA program. Together you’ll take classes in financial accounting, critical thinking, strategy, data analytics, and more—it’s a 10-week crash course on business foundations complete with leadership training and a case competition. 

  • Size of the class: 55

Admission requirements:

  • GMAT
  • Language Test: TOEFL 100 (minimum), IELTS 7 (minimum)
  • Age
  • Experience


  • Current rank: 15 (Financial Times)
  • 3 year average rank: 22 (Financial Times)


  • Male/Female students: 73% / 27%
  • International students: 42%
  • Number of countries represented: 10
  • Female faculty: 17%
  • International faculty: 50%
  • Women on board: 22%
  • International board: 42%
  • Financial Times: International mobility rank: 69
  • Financial Times: International course experience rank: 29

Alumni today:
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  • Alumni salary today: $ 174,299
  • Salary increase: 128%
  • Value for money rank: 76
  • Alumni recommend rank: 18
  • Career progress rank: 48
  • Career service rank: 9
  • Alumni aims achieved: 89%
  • Employed at three months: 90%
  • Selected recruiters: 500 Startups, 8minutenergy, A.T. Kearney, AB Inbev, Accenture PLC


  • Full-time faculty with PhD: 94%

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Ithaca, United States of America

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