Cornell University Graduate Program Reviews

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97%
of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 223 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 5 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 21,904 (14,315 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 1% part-time, 99% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $29,581
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2014

Ithaca is one of the most wonderful places in the world. The size of the class make it easy to know your class mates. The teachers are always there to answer our questions.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

Very close-knit community which helps to create a great personal network through regular social events as well as career group pairing. Just as advertised. However, the core curriculum is rigorous and academic environment can be more competitive than expected.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2014

Small class size, high faculty-to-student ratio, the immersion program, Cornell connections, Extremely loyal alumni, Proximity to NY
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

Johnson is a great MBA program. Classes are very good and students are extremely well prepared. We are a small close knit community with a strong and very supportive network.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

Pro: Very small class size relative to other programs leads to collaborative learning experience
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marketing
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: Very supportive faculty, amazing network, lots of community support (second years love to pay it forward by helping first years with academic and recruiting advice), top education, huge selection of electives and immense opportunity to take Cornell classes outside of Johnson. Cons: The location and weather can be difficult to get used to.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Finance
Graduation Year: 2015

Ithaca is a gorgeous city and a great community, albeit relatively small and removed from any larger Metro area. Cornell University offers a significant amount of educational and career focused resources, and the close knit network is one of the very big advantages of the school. You get to know your classmates quite well and build a significant network. As in many business schools, the amount of women and minority students in the class could be higher, but I will say that in my experience, the resources available to women and other diverse candidates is superb.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: Johnson's smaller class size allows for stronger connections to be formed within the class. Everyone is super friendly, collaborative, and supportive - as one would expect by individuals who are willing to brave Ithaca's fierce and stubborn winters for 2 consecutive years. Unlike schools in large metropolitan areas, Johnson classmates do not scatter once classes adjourn. The quality of the education and professors are top-notch, and the Core pacing keeps us so busy that I feel like I can take on the world after the program is completed! Cons: The smaller class size also has its detriments; namely, resulting in lesser connections and a smaller alumni base. Johnson does not have as much representation on the west coast and tech industry. Lastly, Ithaca is extremely hilly which doesn't make for ideal walking conditions.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2014

Johnson at Cornell University is one of the most collaborative, curriculum intense and well networked schools for MBA program. Here you will find students working smart, playing hard and networking socially among one another to achieve their goals. Come visit the school and talk to any of the alumni to find out more about Johnson at Cornell University.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

Diverse student body, great down-to-earth attitude.
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