Cornell University

Graduate Degree Programs

218 Ives Hall, 607-255-1522

For more information about admissions requirements for the ILR Graduate Degree Programs, view the ILR Graduate Policy Handbook.

Application Deadlines

Spring 2015 Admission (MILR only):
October 15th

Fall 2015 Admission:
Round 1 - January 1st
Round 2 - February 15th

Executive Master in Human Resource Management (online):
December 15th

Note: MS/PhD applications are NOT accepted for spring admission. All MS/PhD applications must be submitted during Round 1 (January 1st application deadline) 

If you are accepted:
If you are accepted into the program and you plan to come to Cornell, you must officially accept your offer of admission at

Students accepted into the MILR or EMHRM degree program are required to pay a non-refundable admission deposit of $750. This deposit secures your place in the incoming class and will be credited toward the first semester tuition bill. At this time admission deposits are payable by check or money order only.

Checks should be made out to Cornell University and mailed to:

ILR Graduate Programs
218 Ives Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Financial Information:
Please visit the Cornell University Bursar for detailed financial information about tuition and fees. You may also find the Graduate School's Costs and Funding page helpful.

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