Cornell 2020-2021 Full-Time MBA: Application Deadlines, Decision and Notification Dates

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If you are applying to the Cornell 2020-2021 Full-Time MBA, MetroMBA has provided all the information you need as you prepare for your admissions journey below.

Cornell Johnson 2020-2021 Full-Time MBA Application Deadlines

Application RoundApplication DeadlineInitial NotificationFinal NotificationDeposit
October RoundOct. 18, 2020Nov. 18, 2020Dec. 18, 2020Jan. 15, 2021
Consortium Early Application Oct. 15, 2020Apr. 30, 2021
Consortium Traditional ApplicationJan. 5, 2021Apr. 30, 2021
January RoundJan. 5, 2021Mar. 19, 2021Apr. 9, 2021Apr. 30, 2021
April RoundApr. 8, 2021May 12, 2021Jun 1, 2021Jun. 15, 2021
Applications should be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

Additional Notes on the Cornell Johnson 2020-2021 Application Process

Initial Notification Date: Following a preliminary review of your application and materials, you will receive one of three initial notifications by the posted date for the round in which you submitted your application: invitation to interview, waitlist without interview, or denial of admission.

Final Notification Date: Following your interview, final decisions, including invitations to join the waitlist, will be released on a rolling basis and posted no later than the date noted for the round in which you submitted your application. Your decision will be posted to your Johnson Application page and you will receive an email message indicating that your decision is available.

Highlights of the Cornell Johnson Full-Time MBA 2021 Class

If you are researching programs and deciding on where to apply, it is important to understand where you stack up against the competition. Below are important metrics for the Cornell Johnson Full-Time MBA.

Class Size282 students
Average Years of Work Experience5 years
Average GMAT/GRE696/323
Average GPA3.41
Average Age28 years
Class Split65% male, 35% female, 32% international

MBA Checklist for the Cornell Johnson Full-Time MBA

Refer to this list to be sure your application to the Two-Year MBA program or One-Year MBA program includes the following:

  • Completed online application form
  • Resume
  • List of activities
  • Goals Statement and two required essays (a third essay is optional)
  • Academic records and transcripts for all post-secondary coursework and degrees*
  • GMAT or GRE score report*
  • TOEFL or IELTS score report (for applicants whose first language is not English)*
  • One letter of professional recommendation (a second letter is optional)
  • Non-refundable $200 USD application fee

*You may submit unofficial copies of your transcripts and test scores for your application; however, if you are admitted and enroll, you will be required to submit official copies of these documents by the required deadline. Offers of admission are not binding until we verify your official academic records and test score.

Additional Resources

  1. To learn about other applicants applying to the Johnson School of Business Full-Time MBA, check out the Cornell Johnson MBA LiveWire via Clear Admit, the leading independent resource for top-tier MBA applicants. MBA LiveWire is a social forum for applicants to share their journey throughout the admissions process.
  2. The application process can be overwhelming, fortunately you can view FAQ, Essay Topic Analysis, Interview Reports and much more via Clear Admit’s Johnson School of Business in-depth school profile here.
  3. To research more information about program cost, financial aid and curriculum, check out the Cornell Johnson full-time MBA snapshot here.

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