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DEFINITION of 'Columbia Business School'

This is one of the top business schools in America and is located at Columbia University. Also known as the Columbia University Graduate School of Business Administration, Columbia Business School was founded in 1916 in New York, New York by A. Barton Hepburn. The school is highly regarded as one of the best in the world and is well known for its close ties to the Wall Street community.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Columbia Business School'

As of 2008, Columbia Business School's average acceptance rate for its MBA program was 15%, while admission to its executive MBA and doctoral programs can be equally as stringent. Areas of focus which students may wish to pursue include: accounting, finance and economics, private equity, social enterprise and value investing.

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