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S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management – Cornell University

S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is headquartered at Cornell University’s campus in Ithaca, New York. Johnson offers two full-time MBA options as well as two executive MBA programs. One hallmark of the Johnson MBA program is its immersion learning program, through which students carry out coursework and fieldwork targeted towards a particular career or industry. The school also places a notable emphasis on leadership, starting with the Johnson Team Leadership Experience that all students complete in their first semester.

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Current State

04/9/2014

Round 3 applicants received final admissions decisions on March 26, 2014. The Johnson adcom recently announced that applicants can continue submitting applications until April 30th and that new applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Basic Stats

MEDIAN GMAT700
MEDIAN GPA3.33
CLASS SIZE277
% FEMALE32%

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