Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School celebrated its centennial in 2015. Finance and Economics is the largest division of CBS, offering nearly half the courses at the school. Its star professor is Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics. Nearly half the entering class comes from the financial services and consulting industries.

Location: New York


Affiliation: Columbia University

Annual Enrollment: 756

GMAT Score: 720

Established: 1916

Columbia Business School is one of the largest in the world. Costis Maglaras was appointed its 16th Dean in July 2019. Maglaras, who has his BS, MS and PhD in electrical engineering, first joined CBS as a faculty member in 1998, was Chair of the Decision, Risk, and Operations Division and member of the Executive Committee of Columbia University’s Data Science Institute. He is credited with the launch of Columbia’s Master of Science in Business Analytics, a joint program offered by CBS and Columbia Engineering.

In 2022, CBS will move its campus from its current location on the Morningside campus to the Henry R. Kravis Building and the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Business Innovation on the Manhattanville campus.