Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    694.61
  • Program Cost
    $111,896
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    56%
  • Selectivity
    22%
  • Job Offers
    91%
  • Average Salary
    $109,000
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
114 East Ave
111 Sage Hall
Ithaca, New York 14850, United States
Website

Best B-School Road Trip: Johnson School of Business

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane head to Ithaca to get lost with students at Cornell's Johnson School of Business.

About Johnson Graduate School of Management

Johnson at Cornell is an intense, collaborative Ivy League business school in one of the most beautiful and inviting cities in the United States. Consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in the world, Johnson is distinguished by its cutting-edge teaching, warm and inclusive community feel, real-world business immersions, small class sizes, excellent job placement, fiercely loyal alumni, international flavor (with an international enrollment of 33%), and demonstrated leadership in recruiting women and minorities. Johnson’s graduates consistently succeed in every industry and geography in the world.

Events Calendar

  • Aug 18
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Forté Forum - Boston

    Boston, MA

    Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of major corporations and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women. We look forward to meeting you at this Forté Forum event!

  • Aug 19
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Forté Forum - Washington DC

    Washington, DC

    Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of major corporations and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women. We look forward to meeting you at this Forté Forum event!

  • Aug 20
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Forté Forum - Atlanta

    Atlanta, GA

    Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of major corporations and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women. We look forward to meeting you at this Forté Forum event!

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 57
  • Median 58
  • Middle 80% 34 to 84
Admissions Selectivity
22% Johnson Graduate School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

694.61 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
86% 686.38
87% 694.61
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 2,358
22% 22.0
56% 56.0
Female
28% 28
International
61% 61
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Business
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Cornell University
  • Boston College
  • Colgate University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Brigham Young University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$65,231 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • Ernst & Young
  • Goldman Sachs
  • PWC
  • Citigroup
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
13% 13
14% 14
710 to 739
30% 30
31% 31
680 to 709
25% 25
25% 25
650 to 679
13% 13
17% 17
620 to 649
9% 9
9% 9
590 to 619
4% 4
2% 2
560 to 589
2% 2
1% 1
530 to 559
1% 1
0% 0
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
1% 1
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 30%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 22%
  • Other 15%
  • Technology 10%
Citi 12
Top Employer
  • Ernst & Young 9
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP 9
  • Accenture 6
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
91% Johnson Graduate School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
84% 84.4
64% 63.699022556390986
84% Receive Offers
72% 71.9
58% 57.85206896551723
72% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
7% 7
21% 21.110859375
7% Receive Offers
17% 17.2
25% 24.93132867132867
17% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
1% 1.2
7% 7.091818181818181
1% Accept Offers
91% Graduates seeking full-time employment
6% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Citi 12
  • Ernst & Young 9
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP 9
  • Accenture 6
  • J.P. Morgan Chase 6
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
23% 23
$125,000.00
65K 140K
Finance/Accounting
35% 35
$101,300.00
50K 125K
General Management
12% 12
$108,500.00
90K 137K
Human Resources
1% 1
$95,700.00
87K 100K
Marketing/Sales
21% 21
$99,400.00
50K 128K
Other
7% 7
$131,700.00
45K 170K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
22% 22
$125,600.00
65K 140K
Consumer Products
10% 10
$99,400.00
87K 106K
Financial Services
30% 30
$101,000.00
57K 125K
Manufacturing
4% 4
$107,000.00
95K 120K
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
$98,000.00
88K 110K
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
$112,100.00
83K 125K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
2% 2
$106,100.00
100K 120K
Real Estate
2% 2
$76,700.00
50K 110K
Technology
10% 10
$108,500.00
50K 137K
Other
15% 15
$111,000.00
45K 170K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
9% 9
$92,500.00
50K 130K
North America
90% 90
$110,500.00
45K 170K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
53% 53
$109,600.00
45K 170K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
7% 7
$113,400.00
50K 135K
U.S. South
4% 4
$122,000.00
95K 135K
U.S. Southwest
5% 5
$109,400.00
87K 135K
U.S. Midwest
11% 11
$104,800.00
65K 135K
U.S. West
20% 20
$111,600.00
70K 137K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Citi 11
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP 7
  • Johnson & Johnson 7
  • Accenture 7
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 86
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Week on Wall Street
  • Pacific Northwest High Tech Trek
  • Women in Investing Conference - Boston, MA
  • Consulting Treks - New York, Boston

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$250,878
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $111,896
  • Budget $78,128
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$250,878
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $111,896
  • Budget $78,128
67 Full Tuition Scholarships
$23,650 Average Scholarship Amount 70% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
93% 93
70% 70
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $97,500
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
78 Johnson Graduate School of Management 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Portfolio Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Strategy
  • Sustainable Global Enterprise, Investment Banking, Private Equity
Master Degree Programs
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/Meng (Engineering - Manufacturing Management)
  • MBA/MILR (Industrial Labor Relations)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management upgraded five classrooms to High Definition with simultaneous translation capability; two of those rooms include video conferencing and lecture capture. We developed/implemented a responsive web based application for our one year New York Tech MBA program and upgraded our student portal. We also implemented a CRM foundation based on industry best practices and began leveraging digital course materials and tablets for our Executive MBA Programs.

Students: Who are my classmates?

13% Married Students 30% International Students
30% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
51% 51
Asian American
26% 26
African American
8% 8
Student Citizenship
North America
72% 72
Asia
14% 14
South America
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Business Ethics
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Human Resources
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

14,175 Living MBA Alumni 18 Countries where alumni clubs exist
38 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.