The School
1969

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
3

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
350

In any given year, the number of new students we enroll across all of our one- and two-year degree programs. (We're small. We like it that way.)

The School
5

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.

MBA
93

The percentage of first-year MBA students who participated in one of the three leadership development approach options in 2016-2017.

MBA
18

The number of second-year MBA students who work as LDP mentors with first-year MBA students in either the Individual or Shared Approaches.

MBA
248

The number of hours the Leadership Development team spends with first- and second-year MBA students in one-on-one meetings, helping them set leadership goals.

MBA
27

The average number of second-year MBA club officers that take advantage of Leadership Development programming designed specifically for them.

MBA
3

The number of approach options MBA students can tailor to create their first-year leadership development experience.

MBA
46

The number of hours LDP spends helping first-year MBA students choose their approach option.

MBA
6

The number of core competencies that employers prize and that MBA students work on most frequently in the Leadership Development Program.

MBA
100

The percentage of MBA classmates you will know by name. Our program is small by design.

MBA
85

The percentage of the MBA Class of 2016 that received a full-time offer by graduation.

MBA
100

The percentage of first-year MBA students seeking an internship that accepted an internship offer by June.

MBA
100+

The number of career workshops and career speaker sessions held this fall for our MBA students. Each session is an opportunity to take the next step in achieving your goals.

MBA
38

The number of metropolitan areas across the United States where our MBA Class of 2016 accepted employment.

MBA
450

The number of companies with which we have a recruiting relationship for our MBA students.

MBA
78

The percentage of Vanderbilt MBA students from the Class of 2016 who reported that Vanderbilt resources connected them to their accepted, full-time job offers.