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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 2013.
Class MakeupClass size: 135 (in two clusters)
Live in the Tri-state (NY, NJ, CT) area: 84%
Average age: 31
Average years of work experience: 8
Background by IndustryConsulting: 15%
Financial Services: 44%
Government/Military/Nonprofit : 2%
Private Equity/Venture Capital: 5%
Real Estate/Construction/Engineering: 3%
* Includes: arts, law, manufacturing, insurance, and hospitality.
SponsorshipFull company sponsorship: 28%
Partial company sponsorship: 38%
May 2014 Entry
Early Decision: Jan. 15, 2014
Regular Decision: Feb. 26, 2014
August 2014 Entry
Early Decision: Mar. 19, 2014
Regular Decision: Jun. 4, 2014
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 2012 incoming class were international students
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