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Columbia Business School
Type Private business school
Established 1916
Endowment $680 million
Dean R. Glenn Hubbard
Academic staff
Postgraduates 1,433
New York
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Campus Urban
Affiliations Columbia University

Columbia Business School (CBS) is a business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916. Its purpose is to provide training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools. Its admission process is among the most selective of top schools.

MS Programs

Columbia Business School offers three separate Master of Science degrees in Management Science & Engineering, Financial Economics and Marketing. Admission to the programs is extremely competitive: in 2011, there were 543 applicants to the Financial Economics program and only 10 students were accepted.


The Certificate in Business Excellence (CIBE) is awarded to students who complete a total of 18 program days of executive education within a four-year period. Any executive education program at Columbia Business School can be applied toward the completion of the certificate.

Recipients of the CIBE are granted full alumni status with Columbia Business School, including the following alumni benefits:

  • Invitations to Columbia Business School alumni events and programs around the world
  • Lifetime Columbia Business School e-mail address
  • Subscriptions to all Columbia Business School alumni publications
  • Eligibility to join a Columbia Business School alumni club



Columbia Business School has over 39,000 living alumni. Some of the more notable alumni include the following:

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