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Columbia Business School looks for intellectually driven people from diverse educational, economic, social, cultural, and geographic backgrounds. Our students share a record of achievement, strong leadership, and the ability to work in teams.
Columbia Business School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, nationality, sexual orientation, political affiliation, disability, or veteran status.
MBA Student Profile — Class Entering 2014 (January and August)
Applications Received: 5799
Enrolled: 743, divided into 11 clusters
January Entry Class Size: 199, divided into 3 clusters
August Entry Class Size: 544, divided into 8 clusters
GMAT Scores (average): 716
GMAT Scores (middle 80%): 680–760
Undergraduate GPA (average): 3.5
Undergraduate GPA (middle 80%): 3.1–3.8
Work Experience (average): 5 years
Work Experience (middle 80%): 3–7 years
At Least One Year of Work Experience: 99%
Average Age: 28
Age Range (middle 80%): 25–30
Minority of US Origin: 32%
International Citizens: 41%
|Social Science 38%|
|Financial Services 28%|
|Private Equity 8%|
|Real Estate 2%|
Full-Time MBA Application Deadlines
All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. New York Time on the date listed.
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of the 2014 incoming class were non-US citizens
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