Avg. GMAT Score700GMAT Range650-750
Total Applicants1791Acceptance Rate16
Class Size279Avg. Work Experience60
Applicant DeadlinesR1:05-Oct-2017
Decision DatesR1:15-Nov-2017
Length of Program21 MonthsPlacement Information

Students can earn a traditional two-year MBA or a one-year accelerated MBA at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Full-time MBA students complete a semester-long immersion program in a specific discipline of their choice. Options include strategic marketing, capital markets and asset management, and sustainable global enterprise, among others. Students can take courses at other highly ranked schools at Cornell University, including the Law School and College of Engineering, and can earn a dual degree, tacking on a J.D., master of engineering, an M.D. or other degrees to their MBA.

Cornell students learn leadership and stress competence, character, compassion and courage. The school runs interactive programs, including coffee hour and career workshop events. Students can also get involved in more than 80 organizations, as varied as the Private Equity Society to the Wine Club. For MBA students at the Cornell campus in Ithaca, N.Y., there is limited university-owned housing.

The Johnson Graduate School of Management also offers an executive MBA program, convenient for professionals working in New York City, since these classes are held every other weekend at a campus 15 miles from Manhattan. An executive MBA program with the Queens School of Business with classes held in more than 20 cities is also available. Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management has strong alumni network with more than 11,000 alumni globally.

For preparing below set of essay questions you may also refer some Cornell Sample Essays.

Johnson Graduate School of Management Application Essays:

Cornell Johnson Essay 1: “Who you are” (300 word maximum): You are the author for the book of Your Life Story. In 300 words or less please write the table of contents for the book. Note: approach this essay with your unique style. We value creativity and authenticity.

Cornell Johnson Essay 2: Who you turn out to be: Please answer the following three questions in abbreviated format. (Keep each answer in 150 words or less)

  • When did you decide that business school was the next step for you? (Was this an epiphany or an evolutionary process? What was the catalyst that caused you to consider this next step?)
  • Johnson values people that make things happen for themselves. Give an example of how you have initiated this for yourself.
  • Please describe your immediate post MBA career goals.

Cornell Johnson Optional Essay: Complete this essay if there is other information you would like to add regarding your candidacy. For instance, if you believe one (or more) aspect of your application (e.g., undergraduate GPA or test scores) does not accurately reflect your potential for success at the Johnson School. (400 words)

Cornell Johnson Re-applicant Essay: How did you strengthen your application since you last applied to the Johnson School? (400 words)

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