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Meet the Vanderbilt Executive MBA Class of 2025

Oct 13, 2023
A closer look at the Vanderbilt Executive MBA Class of 2025

By Eigen Escario

The Vanderbilt Executive MBA (EMBA) Class of 2025 arrived on campus in August, with students coming from 41 undergraduate institutions and 48 companies. The diversity of experiences in the cohort offers each student a well-rounded perspective and approach to their individual business aspirations. With an average work experience of 11 years, each student can sharpen their expertise with an edge in business concepts through the program. Read below to learn more about the EMBA Class of 2025.Pictured: Vanderbilt Executive MBA Class of 2025 gather for New Harmony, Indiana residency



Class Size: 50

Average Age: 34

Age Range: 26 – 50

Female (% of class): 20%

Married or Engaged (% of class): 70%

Minorities (% of U.S. citizens): 17%

International Students (% of class, including dual citizenship and permanent residents): 18%

Average Years of Work Experience: 11

Military Service (% of class): 16%

Scholarship Recipients (% of class): 56%


Academic Statistics

Average Undergraduate GPA: 3.14

Median Undergraduate GPA: 3.2

Average GMAT Score: 693

Median GMAT Score: 690


Undergraduate Institutions Represented (partial list):

  1. Belmont University
  2. Bharathidasan University
  3. Cornell University
  4. ESI School of Management
  5. Furman University
  6. George Washington University
  7. Harvard University
  8. Michigan State University
  9. Middle Tennessee State University
  10. Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy 
  11. United States Military Academy
  12. University of North Florida
  13. University of Notre Dame
  14. University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  15. Yildiz Technical University


Companies Represented (partial list):

  1. Amazon
  2. FedEx Ground
  3. Hastings Architecture, LLC
  4. KFC Foundation
  5. KPMG
  6. Merrill Lynch
  7. Nashville Fire Department
  8. PENN Entertainment
  9. United States Armed Forces
  10. Vanderbilt University


To learn more about the EMBA program, click here.


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