Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Admissions

A Powerful, Diverse Business Community

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business uniquely combines two undergraduate schools — the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration and the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management — each with its own strengths and expertise, but sharing the same undergraduate admissions team.

Undergraduate Highlights


Cumulative Number of the Nolan School and Dyson Clubs


Nolan School and Dyson Undergraduate Courses


Average salary of Nolan School and Dyson undergraduates


Nolan School and Dyson Alumni

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Apply to Join the Cornell Undergraduate Business Community

Cornell accepts the Common App. Select your program (Cornell SC Johnson College of Business — Hotel School or Cornell SC Johnson College of Business — Dyson), and indicate whether you wish to be considered for early- or regular-decision admission. We also encourage you to explore our virtual visit options and other admission events as you prepare your application. Please note that the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is score free in application review, meaning that we will not review any SAT or ACT scores that are submitted by any applicant.

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Nolan School 

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Are you motivated, smart, well-rounded, and passionate about the business of hospitality? Learn more about applying to the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.


Dyson School

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 If you’re an intelligent, entrepreneurial, hardworking student with strong leadership skills and a love of business, find out more about applying to the Dyson School.

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Tuition and Financial Aid at SC Johnson College of Business

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business experience may begin when you enroll, but that’s only the first phase of a journey of continuous learning and improvement, a rewarding career, and lifelong membership in one of the most powerful alumni communities the world over. Learn more about our tuition and financial aid options to start your journey.


A Comprehensive College of Business with the Expertise of Two Premier Schools

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At the SC Johnson College of Business, you’ll join a community of exceptional individuals dedicated to the study of business. As a student at the Nolan School or Dyson, you’ll learn from faculty who are acclaimed researchers and practitioners in a wide range of industry specializations.

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Take a (Virtual) Tour of Our Campus

Situated in the heart of the Cornell campus, the SC Johnson College of Business is an academic powerhouse and the nerve center of Cornell’s business community, buzzing with innovation and energy. But just step outside and you’ll be struck by the natural beauty of Ithaca.



Get to Know Us at an Admissions Event

Discover where you fit within the SC Johnson College of Business undergraduate community by attending a virtual admissions event. An information or Q&A session for the SC Johnson College of Business may help illuminate the magic of the Cornell community. You’ll soon discover our shared passion for business and what makes our schools special.

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Answers to Your Questions about the SC Johnson College of Business

Whether you’re curious about majors and minors, faculty research, where our alumni work, or which student clubs best match your interests, you’ll find all your answers here.

Meet Some of Our Incredible Students

They might be developing a mind-blowing mobile app, collecting funds for disaster victims, or inventing a new cuisine — and they could be your future classmates. Our students never fail to amaze us with their creativity and commitment.


Excitement and Readiness Accompanied the 2021 National HR in Hospitality Conference

National HR in Hospitality Conference took place September 21 to September 23, 2021 at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, CA

For the discussion, Lilly Jan, Ph.D. was joined by Devita Davison, executive director of FoodLab, Michigan; Jonathan Geffrard, director of bars, restaurants, and events at Thompson Dallas; and Irene Li ’15, chef and owner of Mei Mei, Boston.

Post-2020 Food and Beverage: Rebuilding an Embattled Industry

Experts joined Lilly Jan, Ph.D. to discuss problems and possible improvements in the food and beverage industry following the COVID-19 pandemic.

A panel of experts discuss the topic on a zoom style webinar.

The Choice: Industry Leaders Envision the Future of Food & Beverage

Daniella Senior and Elizabeth Tilton joined Lilly Jan to discuss ongoing strategies for improving the culture of the food and beverage industry.

Contact SC Johnson College of Business Admissions

If you’re looking for more information, want to learn more, or are ready to apply to the Nolan School or Dyson, we’re here to help. We look forward to hearing from you.

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