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At Columbia Business School, we believe that diversity strengthens any community or business model and brings it greater success. That's why we're committed to promoting diversity in all its forms by making sure that those from different racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and professional backgrounds are represented in our community.

Check out our wide range of student-run professional and social networks — including Cluster Q, the Military in Business Association, Columbia Women in Business, and many more — that give you the opportunity to celebrate and share your culture, experience, and background with others. From seminars and recruiting to cultural dinners and ’round the world happy hours, these groups provide a welcoming home for members among the Columbia community at large.

And with more than 40 percent of our students coming from abroad, diversity is not just an idea we promote but simply a part of who we are. Your clusters and learning teams will be carefully designed to promote diversity of thought through the range of professional backgrounds of our students, enriching your academic experience from every angle.

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The strength of our School lies in our community, and the community connects online. Our Connect Online page makes it easy to see what the community says about what puts #CBSAtTheCenter of so many lives.

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Since 1916, Columbia Business School has lived at the heart of the business world, New York City, building symbiotic relationships with leading innovators and global trendsetters and offering students exposure to the very pulse of industry.

Today, we continue to enjoy daily insights from the influential figures driving current practices. Our renowned faculty members are leaders in their fields, producing groundbreaking research across areas, and our worldwide alumni network continues to grow and impact change. At the Business School today, we’re celebrating our place at the very center of it all.

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The Columbia Core Curriculum imparts unparalleled perspectives that inspire and challenge, and connect the dots to success.

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The Columbia Core Curriculum is informed by thought leadership from the world’s leading-edge business environment. Our faculty's groundbreaking research influences business practices in every sector while our curriculum develops leaders who can create opportunity in any situation.

In an MBA program 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 Columbia, at the heart of New York City, you’ll learn it all from the most influential figures in industry today.

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38%

of the 2014 incoming class were non-US citizens

 

41,000

alumni in the Columbia Business School network

 

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