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Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University


The Vanderbilt MBA is known for offering a world-class education on a personalized scale. Its rigorous curriculum features career-focused specializations, immersion learning and a seven-week modular class schedule that allows students to make significant progress in their preferred areas of study before beginning summer internships.

Our distinguished two-year Leadership Development Program uses best-in-class tools to produce rigorous personalized development for each student focused on the unique competencies that set high-potential leaders apart and includes personalized coaching by certified executive coaches. We offer a personal approach to career management, ensuring that students receive the individual attention, resources and guidance required to achieve their career goals.

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, the health care provider hub of the US, Vanderbilt Owen offers a Healthcare MBA in addition to its MBA. Nashville is also home to the Nashville Entrepreneurship Center, identified by Google as one of 9 tech hubs for entrepreneurs in the US. Owen Graduate School of Management houses the Turner Family Center for Social Ventures which provides opportunities for students to participate in business projects throughout the developing world to help alleviate poverty. Additionally, the Owen Entrepreneurship Center provides grants for students to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Strengths of the MBA: strategy, finance, operations, human and organizational performance, marketing.

A small class size of 170 promotes a very collaborative environment as well as easy to access to professors. We pride ourselves on offering a personalized approach, where professors and staff will know you from Day 1.

Program Type

  • 2 year Full Time MBA
  • Health Care MBA

Class profile: Expected for Entering 2017: 170

Average Age: 28

Age Range: 21 – 40

Demographic Background

  • Women  30%
  • Men 70%
  • Target International Students:  20 – 25%
  • Married/Engaged: 24%
  • Mean Years of Work Experience: 5.3
  • Mean Undergraduate GPA:  3.4/4.0
  • GPA Range (Middle 80%) : 3.3-3.5/4.0
  • Mean GMAT Score  691
  • GMAT Range (Middle 80%) : 616-720
  • Average TOEFL Score:   107

Joint degrees offered

  • MBA/JD
  • MBA/MD
  • MBA/Master’s of Divinity
  • MBA/Theological Studies
  • MBA/PhD Medicine
  • MBA/PhD Engineering

Specialized Masters

  • MSc Finance
  • MAcc Assurance
  • Macc Valuation
  • Master of Marketing
  • Masters of Health Care Management

Specializations by function

  • Strategy
  • Finance (corporate finance and wealth management)
  • Operations
  • Marketing (Brand Management)
  • Human and Organizational Performance
  • General Management
  • Accounting
  • Emphases in Entrepreneurship
  • International Studies and Real Estate

Specializations by Industry: Health Care

Program duration: 20 Months

Tuition Fees:$53.990 USD per year

Minimum Work Experience:2 Years

Language Requirements: 100 on TOEFL iBT or 7 total on IELTS

Percentage of Students Employed within 3 months of graduation:94%


Avaibility of loans for international students

We are happy to announce we offer TWO non-collateral, no co-signer loan options for international students via Prodigy Finance and MBA Global Select.

Financial Aid for International Students

Approximately 65% of our students receive scholarship from Vanderbilt Owen, ranging from US$10,000 per year to full tuition.  Scholarships are merit-based and are awarded at time of admission with no additional application required. We partner with COLFUTURO and guarantee two scholarships per year to admitted Colombians for a minimum of 50% tuition. We also partner with Unidad de Conocimiento, Sindicato Empresarial Antioqueno, offering a mimimum of 50% tuition to sponsored employees of the Sindicato.


Event schedule

7:30 a.m Registration
8:00 a.m Admissions panels 
9:00 a.m University presentations
11:45 a.m Open fair
12:45 p.m Lunch break
2:00 p.m One to one informational meetings
6:30 p.m Event closes

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