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Prepare to Make an Impact.
At Columbia, at the very center of business, you’ll learn to respond dynamically to any challenge. You’ll gain the skills you need to succeed in a fast-moving, competitive business environment and see how to create opportunities where they once seemed impossible. At our School, in the heart of New York City, you’ll learn these tools from the most influential figures in industry today.
Once you become a member of our entrepreneurial-minded community, you’ll get the support and guidance you need to transform your perspective and your career. To learn more about the Columbia MBA Program, download the brochure, plan a campus visit, arrange to speak with a current student, sit in on a class, or join us for an off campus event near you.

Benefits and Features

The Columbia community is comprised of students who are dedicated, tenacious, innovative, and possess an endless curiosity for uncovering savvy business solutions. Here are some highlights to give you a sense of what's in store for the next two years.

The Center

Columbia Business School offers students exposure to the very pulse of business. Watch the video to find out more.


Designed by our world-class faculty members, the Columbia curriculum evolves as business evolves, preparing our students not just to navigate change, but to use it to create opportunities.

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Academic Divisions >

To provide structure, the School is organized into five academic divisions: Accounting; Decision, Risk, and Operations; Finance and Economics; Management; and Marketing.


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Student Life

Our diverse, supportive, and entrepreneurial-minded community creates bonds among students that last long after graduation.

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Columbia Business School's student-led clubs are a true strength of the community, hosting events of all kinds both on and off campus.


The Neighborhood>

Our students rave about the Morningside Heights neighborhood that surrounds the Business School. It's easy to understand why.

Career Advantages

We don't just teach you the lessons you'll need to excel in your next job. We also give you access to opportunity, to take you wherever your passion leads. Our Career Management Center will work with you in your job search from your first term until you graduate, and our Alumni Career Services office will help keep your job-search skills fresh the next time you want to make a move.

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Career-Focused Paths>

Columbia Business School’s core curriculum is comprehensive and flexible so that students can gain expertise in a particular discipline.


MBA Academics >

Columbia Business School prepares its students not just to navigate change, but to use it to create new opportunities.


Are you ready to take the next step? Learn more about our admissions process, including deadlines, requirements, and determine whether the January or August-entry is right for you.

Defining Business Leadership Worldwide

Our curriculum is constantly evolving to meet the changing demands of business. Through our core courses, we develop students into leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset. They learn an invaluable set of skills essential to recognizing opportunities and seizing them.


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Voices of Columbia Business School

Get a glimpse into the experiences of MBA and EMBA students, and connect with Admissions officers for events and application information.


Notes to the Next Class

Discover tips on how to make the most of your time at Columbia Business School.


Upcoming Information Sessions

February 27, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
MBA Virtual Information Session: Black Business Students Association>

March 2, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
MBA Information Session>

March 4, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
MBA Virtual Information Session: International Opportunities>

March 4, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
MBA Information Session>

March 9, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
MBA Information Session>

March 11, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
MBA Information Session>

March 16, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
MBA Information Session>

Special Concentration in Business Management

Special Concentration in Business Management

We are currently accepting applications for the undergraduate Special Concentration in Business Management. If you are a sophomore or junior at Columbia University and would like to be considered, please submit an online application by March 2, 2015.

Before submitting an application, please take time to carefully review the program details and FAQ.

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Entry: January '15
Final: 10/8/14

Entry: August '15
Early: 10/8/14
Merit Fellowship Deadline: 1/7/15
Final: 4/15/15

EMBA-New York Saturday
Early: 1/12/15
Final: 3/2/15

EMBA-New York Fri/Sat
Early: 3/18/15
Final: 6/3/15

Did you Know?


of the 2014 incoming class were non-US citizens



alumni in the Columbia Business School network


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