7. Columbia University’s Columbia Business School

7. Columbia University

Columbia Business School

3022 Broadway

Uris Hall, Room 216

New York, NY 10027

Admissions: 212-854-5553

Email: apply@gsb.columbia.edu

Websitehttp://www.gsb.columbia.edu/mba

Apply Onlinehttp://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/mba/learnmore/applynow

The school is one of the biggest players in the Executive MBA field, offering several options for would-be students: a biweekly Friday/Saturday schedule, a weekly Saturday option, a modular EMBA-Americas track, and an EMBA-Global partner program.

2013 Rank: 4

Total Program Cost: $175,200

Format: Alternating Friday-Saturday classes for 22 months with two residency weeks or Saturday only classes for 25 months with three residency weekends

Length of program: 22 or 25 months

Enrollment: 714

Average age: 31

Average years of work experience: 8

Latest Up-to-Date Executive MBA Rankings:

2014 Poets&Quants: 7

2013 BusinessWeek: 6

2014 U.S. News & World Report: 5

2013 The Economist: 19

2013 Financial Times: 30

 

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.