Our Business is a Better World

At Dyson, we immerse our students in unparalleled learning experiences. This is applied learning like no place else.

If today’s business students are to become tomorrow’s innovators and leaders, they need more than yesterday’s business school.

At the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, students take on real global challenges through an immersive, collaborative learning experience. With internationally renowned areas of expertise in food and agricultural economics, management, environmental and resource economics, and international and development economics, the Dyson School is perfectly poised to fulfill its core mission: to use business for the greater good.

Key Facts

Undergraduate Programs

  • 684 undergraduate majors
  • Female: 41%
  • International students: 10%

Graduate Programs

  • 91% employed within 90 days of graduation
  • Start date: August

SMART Program participants

The Dyson School

The Dyson School is a part of both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

This unique positioning, straddling two leading colleges, allows the school to offer robust undergraduate and graduate programs ranked among the most competitive in the world. Meanwhile, the Dyson School’s pioneering research programs tackle some of the world’s most intractable economic and social issues.

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Our model of business education reflects the future of business itself—flexible, diverse, and collaborative—led by internationally recognized faculty and scholars in the fields of applied economics and management science.

This is the result of more than 100 years of expertise: Since its inception in 1909, the Dyson School has earned a global reputation for its unrivaled combination of quality and breadth in research, undergraduate and graduate education, public engagement, and outreach.

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The Dyson School is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region, at the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York. Plan a visit and experience firsthand the Dyson distinction, and learn how an education here empowers our students to make a positive impact in their personal lives, in their communities, and at a global level.

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