At Vanderbilt, you will enjoy working with and learning from people who offer a variety of perspectives in a community that values all types of diversity.
The leadership, faculty, staff, and students of Owen commit to the following:
- To cultivate a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community that challenges us to embrace lifelong personal and professional growth;
- To welcome a wide variety of viewpoints and engage thoughtfully and respectfully, even when doing so is uncomfortable;
- To value differences in race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, mental or physical ability, and other such personal characteristics; and
- To work towards removing systemic barriers to fulfilling our commitment.
Insights and Resources
Explore Vanderbilt resources and insights from students, faculty, and staff on equity, diversity, and inclusion.
At Vanderbilt, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. Because of that, we work with partners that will introduce us to diverse candidates, and we offer scholarships specifically for diverse prospective students.
Our affiliations with organizations such as the Forté Foundation for women; Management Leadership for Tomorrow, National Black MBA Association, Prospanica, Admit.me Access and Association of Latino Professionals for America for minority students; Military MBA and Service Academy Career Conference for military students; Reaching Out for LGBTQIA+ students and allies; and Graduate Horizons for Native Americans are just a few of the ways we reach out to ensure a diverse group of students.
Business school is probably the single most significant investment you will make in your personal and professional development. We are committed to helping students afford our programs. See your program of interest for more details on specific scholarship options.
The Black VU
The Black VU is a visually recorded, thought-provoking, and in-depth discussion that offers multiple viewpoints on prevalent cultural conversation topics. The initiative is a series of unscripted discussions of diverse students and alumni from Vanderbilt Business.