Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    692.03
  • Program Cost
    $116,384
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    52%
  • Selectivity
    30%
  • Job Offers
    92%
  • Average Salary
    $111,000
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
114 East Avenue
111 Sage Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853, United States
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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 60
  • Median 58
  • Middle 80% 37 to 92
Admissions Selectivity
30% Johnson Graduate School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

692.03 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
85% 683.82
87% 692.03
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,833
30% 30.0
52% 52.0
Female
30% 30
International
61% 61
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Economics
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Cornell University
  • Syracuse University
  • US Military Academy
  • Boston College
  • UCLA
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
$65,140 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • United States Marine Corp
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • KPMG
  • Price Waterhouse Cooper
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
12% 12
12% 12
710 to 739
31% 31
28% 28
680 to 709
25% 25
31% 31
650 to 679
12% 12
14% 14
620 to 649
8% 8
10% 10
590 to 619
4% 4
3% 3
560 to 589
3% 3
1% 0.5
530 to 559
1% 1
1% 0.5
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
2% 2
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
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 21%
  • Technology 14%
  • Consumer Products 10%
Citi 11
Top Employer
  • Amazon 11
  • Bank of America 9
  • Ernst & Young 8
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
92% Johnson Graduate School of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
87% 86.7
61% 60.97325153374234
87% Receive Offers
80% 79.7
56% 55.69710982658959
80% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
6% 5.5
22% 21.9117610062893
6% Receive Offers
10% 10.2
25% 25.424767441860464
10% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
90% Graduates seeking full-time employment
9% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Citi 11
  • Amazon 11
  • Bank of America 9
  • Ernst & Young 8
  • JPMorganChase 8
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
22% 22
$128,500.00
95K 140K
Finance/Accounting
38% 38
$102,400.00
65K 140K
General Management
15% 15
$101,600.00
50K 137K
Human Resources
1% 1
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
16% 16
$102,800.00
66K 125K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
5% 5
$101,300.00
45K 128K
Other
4% 4
$165,600.00
160K 180K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 21
$130,300.00
100K 140K
Consumer Products
10% 10
$98,900.00
80K 110K
Financial Services
30% 30
$101,800.00
65K 140K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
5% 5
$104,500.00
75K 115K
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
$86,500.00
66K 105K
Non-profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
$104,000.00
70K 125K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6
$103,700.00
50K 125K
Real Estate
2% 2
$106,250.00
95K 130K
Technology
14% 14
$112,200.00
75K 137K
Other
8% 8
$132,600.00
81K 180K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
4% 4
$106,200.00
75K 137K
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
94% 94
$111,400.00
45K 180K
South America
1% 1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
57% 57
$112,600.00
45K 180K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
6% 6
$105,700.00
65K 135K
U.S. South
6% 6
$98,200.00
66K 115K
U.S. Southwest
8% 8
$116,500.00
92K 160K
U.S. Midwest
5% 5
$112,800.00
95K 170K
U.S. West
18% 18
$109,700.00
50K 137K
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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 8
  • Deloitte 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 87
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Silicon Valley High Tech Trek
  • Pacific Northwest Trek (High - Tech Focus), Seattle
  • Women in Investing Conference, Boston
  • Two Consulting Treks, NYC & Boston

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$257,306
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $116,384
  • Budget $81,892
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$257,306
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $116,384
  • Budget $81,892
32 Full Tuition Scholarships
$25,272 Average Scholarship Amount 70% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
84% 84
70% 70
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$5,595,122
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 Yes
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $106,200
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
78 Johnson Graduate School of Management 43 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/ME (Engineering)
  • 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 continuously upgrades its classroom technology. In the last year we have added videoconferencing, lecture capture, integrated webinar capabilities and high definition video for all Cornell-Queens EMBA program class locations. We have also recently upgraded our wireless infrastructure and implemented a video conferencing bridge to facilitate connection to the new Johnson MBA program at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City.

Students: Who are my classmates?

18% Married Students 30% International Students
28% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
56% 56
Asian American
18% 18
Multiethnic
11% 11
Student Citizenship
North America
70% 70
Asia
16% 16
Dual Citizen
8% 8
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

13,345 Living MBA Alumni 18 Countries where alumni clubs exist
41 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.