Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    685
  • Program Cost
    $92,097
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    41%
  • Selectivity
    38%
  • Job Offers
    96%
  • Average Salary
    $101,301
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
401 21st Ave. South
Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States
Website
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Owen Graduate School of Management

About Owen Graduate School of Management

The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management offers a variety of degree and non-degree programs for every stage of a career—from the first rung on the career ladder to the corner office. The school is noted for its small student body, collaborative community, highly accessible and engaged faculty, and a focus on teamwork. A popular feature across all degrees is its Leadership Development Program designed in partnership with Korn-Ferry International. Vanderbilt is located in Nashville, a friendly and cosmopolitan city within a two-hour flight from nine of the Top 10 metro areas in the United States.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.316 GPA of All Applicants 3.39 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 60
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 24 to 96
Admissions Selectivity
38% Owen Graduate School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

685 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 656
86% 685
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,059
38% 38.0
41% 41.0
Female
30% 30
International
50% 50
Re-Applicants
2% 2
39% 39
Top Undergrad Majors
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Vanderbilt University
  • University of Virgina- Main Campus
  • United States Military Academy
  • Yonsei University
  • University of Texas- Austin
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$49,921 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • U.S. Army
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • U.S. Marines Corps
  • Samsung Eletronics
  • Accenture
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
3% 3
740 to 769
7% 7
9% 9
710 to 739
18% 18
21% 21
680 to 709
22% 22
28% 28
650 to 679
18% 18
24% 24
620 to 649
14% 14
10% 10
590 to 619
8% 8
5% 5
560 to 589
5% 5
0% 0
530 to 559
2% 2
0% 0
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
4% 4
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 21%
Top Industry
  • Technology 17%
  • Consumer Products 14%
  • Financial Services 14%
Amazon 6
Top Employer
  • The North Highland Company 6
  • ExxonMobil 5
  • DaVita 5
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
96% Owen Graduate School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
88% 88
64% 63.699022556390986
88% Receive Offers
82% 82
58% 57.85206896551723
82% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
8% 8
21% 21.110859375
8% Receive Offers
11% 11
25% 24.93132867132867
11% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
84% Graduates seeking full-time employment
12% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Amazon 6
  • The North Highland Company 6
  • ExxonMobil 5
  • DaVita 5
  • Capgemini 5
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 21
$103,083.00
75K 135K
Finance/Accounting
26% 26
$99,264.00
73K 143K
General Management
13% 13
$93,250.00
47K 110K
Human Resources
6% 6
$98,000.00
80K 125K
Marketing/Sales
21% 21
$102,273.00
77K 190K
Operations/Logistics
6% 6
$106,500.00
68K 120K
Other
7% 7
$114,938.00
70K 180K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 21
$104,160.00
75K 135K
Consumer Products
14% 14
$96,647.00
77K 143K
Financial Services
14% 14
$98,667.00
90K 100K
Manufacturing
1% 1
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
8% 8
$99,504.00
70K 115K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
13% 13
$98,069.00
47K 180K
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology
17% 17
$99,425.00
68K 120K
Other
8% 8
$118,625.00
75K 190K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
10% 10
$97,541.00
78K 135K
More than one year, up to three years
24% 24
$96,000.00
73K 140K
More than five years
23% 23
$100,792.00
47K 190K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
4% 4
Data not provided
North America
96% 96
$101,308.00
47K 190K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
11% 11
$111,824.00
80K 180K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
6% 6
$89,571.00
75K 115K
U.S. South
35% 35
$89,927.00
47K 135K
U.S. Southwest
16% 16
$102,250.00
83K 125K
U.S. Midwest
5% 5
$99,833.00
75K 135K
U.S. West
23% 23
$108,150.00
77K 140K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Amazon 7
  • Nissan North America 6
  • Deloitte Consulting 5
  • McKesson 5
  • Mattel 5
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 90
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Houston, TX - Energy Trek
  • San Francisco, CA - West Coast Interview Forum
  • Atlanta, GA - South by Southwest Interview Forum
  • Sinapore/Hong Kong - Aisa Track

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$208,401
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $92,097
  • Budget $69,165
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$208,401
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $92,097
  • Budget $69,165
88% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
88% 88
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
45 Owen Graduate School of Management 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
30% 30
Experiential learning
10% 10
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Brand Management, Investment Management, Corporate Finance, Human & Organizational Performance
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

21% Married Students 23% International Students
31% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
83% 83
Asian American
6% 6
African American
6% 6
Student Citizenship
North America
76% 76
Asia
14% 14
Dual Citizen
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • E-business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,047 Living MBA Alumni
12 Active alumni clubs
23% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.