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School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University

We are pioneers—and we have been for more than 90 years. We venture through uncharted territory, clearing a path for the future of hospitality. Beginning in hotel operations in 1922 and growing to include real estate and finance to entrepreneurship and food and beverage, we explore the most exotic places in travel and leisure, and invite the world to follow our path to discover and create the future of our industry. We are the World's Most Adventurous Business School. Always the first and the best school of hospitality leadership—as well as the only one in the Ivy League—we are now setting ourselves even further apart through the caliber of our faculty hires; the reach of our global initiatives; the extent to which we are connected to industry; and the mature determination, intellectual acquisitiveness, and social awareness of our amazing students. This uniquely powerful combination has produced an elite group of corporate leaders and entrepreneurs who take hospitality, real estate, and finance in new directions around the globe. Our mission was set 90 years ago: to develop leaders for the hospitality industry. Today we continue to innovate and adapt our strategy to an ever-changing world, both within the hospitality industry and beyond, to the benefit of our students and faculty, our wonderful community of alumni and friends, and our vibrant, humanity-embracing industry.


  • Hotel/ Restaurant/ Tourism


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on June 09, 2016.