The Columbia Business School at Columbia University offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, international business, leadership, marketing, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, portfolio management, real estate, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and technology.
During the course of the MBA, students will gain firsthand insights into their faculty member’s transformative research and a behind-the-scenes perspective from their extensive industry experience. With this knowledge in hand, students and their learning teams will be able to work to develop innovative solutions to real-world business problems.
An MBA from Columbia Business School, will multiply the career prospects of a graduate exponentially. Students can kickstart the transformation of their professional life with a visit to the Career Management Center. The CMC serves to connect students to various opportunities, from internships to full-time employment, and provide guidance throughout the cycles of their careers.
Columbia Business School students may enroll into the MBA in either January or August. The two paths, each comprised of four terms, merge in the fall of the second year to complete electives as a single class.The paths are identical in terms of competitiveness of admissions, academic rigor, and student resources, differing only in terms of timing and the opportunity to complete a summer internship.
Tuition costs are $71,544 per year with the Financial Aid Office providing multiple opportunities to help students finance their MBA. CBS MBA 2019 graduates made history by securing the highest-ever median base salary of US$150,000.
All admitted students are required to submit two nonrefundable tuition deposits to secure their place in the class after admission. The first deposit of US$6,000 must be submitted within two weeks of admission. The submission date of the second deposit of US$1,000 will depend on the intake the student has enrolled into (January or August).