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Cornell Johnson Two-Year MBA Class of 2025 Profile

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The Cornell Johnson Two-Year MBA Class of 2025 is a leaner, but still competitive, cohort. This year’s Cornell University Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management’s incoming students numbered 283, a drop from the Class of 2024’s enrollment of 303, but the academic statistics remain on par or better for Cornell admits.

Here are some key elements of the MBA class profile:

Cornell MBA Class Profile: Undergraduate Background and GMAT Statistics

Median Undergraduate GPA 3.30
Median GMAT Score 710

Cornell MBA Class Profile: Student Characteristics

Women 43%
Countries Represented (by citizenship) 39
International Students 42%
Average Work Experience 5.4 years

This year’s stand-out stat of the profile is that 35 percent of the class is made up of underrepresented U.S. minorities: Black/African Americans, Native Americans, and Hispanic Americans, a jump from last year’s reported 16 percent. Forty-three percent of the class are women, another significant increase from 39 percent of the Class of 2024. The number of veterans and active service members in the class is 10 percent, a slight decline from last year’s 13 percent. A full 42 percent are international students representing 39 countries. 

The median undergraduate GPA increased over last year from 3.30 to 3.35, while the median GMAT score remained at 710. Cornell did not report any GRE scores or give a breakdown of the most reported undergraduate majors or prior professional experience. 

The average full-time professional experience of the MBA class is 5.4 years, and the average age of the student body is 28 years. 

Christina Griffith
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