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Learn from Rochester’s best and brightest.
Discover how we’re making a great business education accessible for all.

“We created this school to make a great business education within reach of anyone who truly wants it.”

Tom Golisano, Founder

A smarter path to your entrepreneurial and business goals

Be business-world ready in just two years. Build an invaluable professional network. And enjoy the financial freedom you deserve.

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2-Year In-Person Certification

Our program is built to deliver significantly more business courses in far less time than traditional programs.

Tuition: $8,900/yr

With a tuition of just $8,900 per year plus scholarships and aid, you’ll leave business-world ready and free from excessive debt.
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Real Business.
Right in Rochester.

We’ve partnered with prominent businesses to give you more direct exposure to real business experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

No Cost to Apply

Think you’d be a good fit for the Golisano Institute? Begin your application today.

Employer Partners

By partnering with prominent businesses, Golisano Institute gives students direct access to real-world opportunities, mentorships, and networking.

A More Engaging Learning Experience

8:45 am – 1:00 pm Weekdays on Campus

Students are able to enjoy consistent in-person learning (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday), leading to better engagement and relationship building.

32 Courses.
Just Two Years.

With four quads a year, 11 weeks each, you’ll experience a high volume of course work and learning opportunities in just two years.

“Speaking from Experience”

Highly experiential weekly symposiums, held Wednesdays, delivered by prominent business leaders.

A More Intentional Academic Journey

Community Building Q1

Community Building

Setting your foundation, building school community, and establishing the entrepreneurial mindset for the rest of the program.
Core Learning Q2–Q7

Core Learning

Preparing you to be business-world ready through 32 hyper-focused business and business-related courses, weekly seminars, networking, mentorship, internships, and more.
Career Launch Q8

Career Launch

Working one-on-one with you to guide you into the next phase of your journey:
  • Employment or career advancement
  • Starting a business
  • Finish bachelor’s degree

“The opportunity is out there. You just have to find it.

Tom Golisano, Founder

No Cost to Apply

Think you’d be a good fit for the Golisano Institute? Begin your application today.

Connect with Admissions

Meet with our Director of Admissions to learn more in a live session.

Contact Us

Reach out for questions about attending, business partnerships or college partnerships.

150 Sawgrass Drive
Rochester, NY 14620