At Vanderbilt Business, we appreciate the diversity in languages, cultural backgrounds, and worldviews that our international students bring to this community. As a globally focused university, we seek to connect with new friends and alumni around the world.
Find out where in the world our alumni live with this interactive map.
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International students at Vanderbilt Business share their stories and experiences.
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Vanderbilt Business awards Diversity of Citizenship Scholarships for Foreign Nationals to citizens of countries other than the United States, based on both academic merit and the degree to which the individual demonstrates how he or she can enhance the learning experience of other students in the Vanderbilt MBA program. Students are automatically considered for these scholarships upon submission of their application, and there is not a separate scholarship application. For information on loans available to Vanderbilt students, please visit our Tuition, Loans, and Scholarship page.
We partner with a variety of global institutions to offer guaranteed scholarship to admitted candidates who receive a loan-scholarship through one of the following institutions:
Colombia: COLFUTURO for a minimum of 50% tuition scholarship for 2 MBA candidates per year.
Corporación de la Unidad de Conocimiento Empresarial for a minimum of 50% tuition scholarship for an unlimited number of MBA candidates
Guatemala: GUATEFUTURO for a minimum of 30% tuition scholarship for up to 2 MBA candidates per year and a minimum of 15% tuition scholarship for up to 2 MSF candidates per year.
Mexico: FUNED for a minimum of $20,000 per year in scholarship to 5 MBA candidates per year and a minimum of $10,000 per year to 5 MSF candidates per year.
Honduras: HONDUFUTURO for a minimum of 30% tuition scholarships for up to 2 MBA candidates per year and a minimum of 15% tuition scholarship for up to 2 MSF candidates per year.
Students interested in studying at Vanderbilt Business are able to work in the U.S. for 3 years after graduation, thanks to the STEM designation awarded to the following programs:
- MBA with a Finance concentration;
- MBA with an Operations & Analytics concentration;
- Master of Marketing; and
- Master of Science in Finance.
The STEM designation allows international students to extend their post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) in the U.S. by 24 months, for a total of 36 months.
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