By The Numbers


The number of the top 10 largest metro areas within a 3-hour flight from Nashville. (New York, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Washington D.C., Miami, Atlanta and Philadelphia.)

Executive Education

The number of executives who have gained new skills and sharpened existing ones by taking advantage of Vanderbilt Executive Education programs.

The School

The settlement amount of a federal class action lawsuit filed after Vanderbilt finance professor Bill Christie helped uncover a collusion scheme among Nasdaq traders that was shortchanging investors.

The School

The number of years Vanderbilt's business school has incorporated the Leadership Development Program into its programs.

The School

The number of partnerships Vanderbilt's business school has with top leadership development organizations used by Fortune 500 companies. (Hogan Assessments and Aperian Global)

The School

The number of professional executive coaches we hire and work with each year as part of our Leadership Development Program for students and alumni.

The School

The cost to enroll in Vanderbilt courses outside of the business school.

The School

The number of countries in which you will find Vanderbilt Business alumni

The School

The current number of Vanderbilt Business alumni. It's a small-but-mighty network of individuals who are always eager to help those who are following in their footsteps.

The School

The number of Vanderbilt alumni chapters worldwide

The School

The approximate number of Vanderbilt alumni worldwide

The School

The number of research centers housed within the Owen Graduate School of Management.

The School

On average, the number of minutes that one of the staff members from the Walker Management Library spends with a student each time they ask for an information consultation.

The School

The year in which Vanderbilt University was founded thanks to a $1 million gift from Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt.

The School

The year the Owen Graduate School of Management was founded. The school started with 10 students and 10 faculty members in a former funeral home. Today, Owen is ranked among the top business schools in the world.

The School

The number of strategic goals against which we measure our success. 1. The career success and impact of our graduates. 2. Recognition of our faculty for thought leadership. 3. Programs that are highly regarded by our peers and the business community.

The School

The number of branches of the United States military (that's all of them) represented by Vanderbilt Business students and graduates. Military men and women bring proven leadership skills to the program.


The percentage of first-year MBA students who participated in one of the three leadership development approach options.