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Columbia’s EMBA Program attracts a vibrant group of professionals from a wide range of industries, from banking and real estate to media and healthcare. By learning, interacting, and working closely with their classmates, EMBA students gain a distinct advantage that extends far beyond the classroom. Our focus on community and collaboration enables you to learn from the diverse perspectives of your classmates, which in turn helps you approach challenges faced in your career from new and insightful angles.
Below is the profile of the Friday/Saturday class that began in August 2014.
Class MakeupClass size: 137 (in two clusters)
Live in the Tri-state (NY, NJ, CT) area: 80%
Average age: 33
Average years of work experience: 9
Background by IndustryConsulting: 11%
Financial Services: 48%
Government/Military/Nonprofit : 2%
Private Equity/Venture Capital: 5%
Real Estate: 3%
* Includes: arts, law, manufacturing, insurance, and hospitality.
SponsorshipFull company sponsorship: 34%
Partial company sponsorship: 34%
Upcoming Information Sessions
Saturday, August 8 - Uris Hall, Room 142
EMBA Information Session
Thursday, August 13 - Uris Hall, Room 326
Special Event: Experience EMBA-Americas Information Session
For a full list of upcoming EMBA-Global information sessions, both for EMBA-Global Americas and Europe and EMBA-Global Asia, please visit the EMBA-Global website.
January 2016 Entry
Regular Decision: October 28, 2015
May 2016 Entry
Early Decision: January 13, 2016
Regular Decision: February 29, 2016
August 2016 Entry
Early Decision: March 23, 2016
Regular Decision: June 1, 2016
All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. EST on the date listed.
Over the past 30 years, the number of organizations that have sponsored Executive MBA students at Columbia Business School as a means of investing in — and retaining — their most valued employees and thus making an investment in the future of their firms.
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of the 2014 incoming class were non-US citizens
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