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Columbia Business School

Uris Hall, Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School (CBS) is part of Columbia University’s campus in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City. CBS provides a full-time, two-year MBA program that gives students the option of enrolling in either August or January, as well as an Executive MBA Program. Columbia MBA students enjoy the school’s location in New York City, one of the U.S.’s primary financial centers. They also receive especially strong training in finance, based in part on such customized, practical programs as the rigorous Value Investing Program for second-year students.

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Current State

07/16/2014

Columbia’s Early Decision deadline for the Class of 2017 is October 8, 2014. The application is live and essay topics have been posted.

Basic Stats

MEAN GMAT715
MEAN GPA3.5
CLASS SIZE741
% FEMALE38%

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