• Application Deadline
  • 22 months
The Executive MBA Metro NY program at Cornell University, based in Palisades, NY, offers working professionals the opportunity to develop leadership skills critical for today’s dynamic business environment as they seek to advance their careers. Earn an MBA on alternate weekends over the course of 22 months.


What makes the Executive MBA Metro NY program at Cornell University different?

Its unique delivery format. Classes take place every other weekend, but the immersive environment is reflective of a residential program experience.

Johnson’s Executive MBA Metro NY classes are taught by Cornell’s world-renowned faculty on Saturdays and Sundays just outside New York City. The residential component, including the Saturday evening stay, allows you to remain fully immersed in coursework and team projects with minimal distractions.

Career opportunities

The mission of Cornell Executive MBA Career Management is to facilitate human potential. We pride ourselves on providing a tailored, personalized approach to your career development. 

We know that careers are as unique as your DNA: how you define “career” in your own life, what your personal goals are, your capacity for job transition, and your preferred method of networking.

Programme Structure


  • Two major themes are featured in the second year. First, students explore the topic of innovation. A design thinking immersion and major team-based innovation project allow students to explore the role of innovation in both new and established organizations. 
  • Then, in the final term of the program, students embark on a global experience allowing them to relate their MBA studies in an international environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule GRE®

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Submitted application
  • Resume
  • Organizational chart
  • Four required essays
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended
  • Two letters of recommendation; one of the letters should be from your immediate supervisor
  • $200 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    106632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 195498 USD for the full programme and a duration of 22 months.
  • National

    106632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 195498 USD for the full programme and a duration of 22 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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