Vanderbilt University MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • The Executive MBA is a highly ranked, world-class MBA proven to help accomplished managers and executives develop the advanced management, strategic vision, and leadership skills essential to achieving full executive potential.


  • A 21-month MBA designed for working professionals in or approaching senior leadership.
  • Taught by Vanderbilt’s distinguished business faculty, Executive MBA graduates realize immediate ROI, with the ability to apply the best-practice knowledge learned on Saturday to their jobs on Monday morning.

Career Statistics

  • An estimated 92 percent of graduates from the most recent Owen Graduate School of Management MBA class earned job offers within three months of graduation.
  • The average base salary of these grads was $111,168 and the average signing bonus was $26,415.

Class Profile

  • The Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management MBA Class of 2020 features 179 students that are, on average, 28-years old.
  • These students enrolled in the program with an average GMAT score of 680 and an undergraduate GPA of 3.3.
  • An estimated 30 percent of the class are female students, with 16.4 percent international students, and 15 percent U.S. minority students. The average work experience per student was 5.5 years.

Admission Requirements

  • A completed online application
  • Official transcripts
  • A résumé
  • GMAT/GRE Scores (GMAT preferred)
  • One essay, one video essay, and one additional optional essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (if needed)
  • An application fee of $175

Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. Scholarships can range for as little as $5,000, or the entire cost of the program.
  • All students are considered for loans during the second year of the program, as long as their GPA is 3.0 or higher. Graduate assistantships are also available for select students.


  • Online MBA program is $56,150.

The Princeton Review Ranking

  • Ranked as Best Business Schools 2020 list for Best Professors, based on student and alumni surveys.

US News Report and Ranking

  • #215 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs