Washington University in St. Louis (Olin)

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1 Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1133
St. Louis, MO 63130

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#22 Best Business Schools


#16 in Part-time MBA

Business School Overview

The Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, human resources management, international business, leadership, marketing, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, organizational behavior, portfolio management, and supply chain management/logistics. Its tuition is full-time: $49,700 per year; part-time: $1,450 per credit; and executive: $108,500 total program. At graduation, 79.0 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.

At the Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School, MBA students are taught a core curriculum and then specialize in one of five Career Platforms. The platforms – Consulting & General Management; Corporate Finance & Investments; Marketing; Entrepreneurship; and Operations & Supply Chain Management – are each made up of concentrations, so students can further cater their education to their career aspirations. Students can combine their MBA with a master of architecture, urban design, biomedical engineering, East Asian studies, social work, public health, or energy, environmental and chemical engineering, or they can complete a combined MBA/J.D.

The school also has master’s degree programs for finance, supply chain management, leadership and accounting, as well as Ph.D. programs. The Olin Business School offers a professional MBA program held in the evenings and an executive MBA program that runs during weekends in St. Louis, Kansas City, Mo., Denver, Co., and Shanghai.

There are several research centers on campus, including the Institute for Innovation and Growth and the Boeing Center for Technology, Information and Manufacturing, which is sponsored in part by Boeing Co. Each year, student teams can participate in the Olin Cup Competition, which has prizes of up to $50,000 for winning business ideas. Students can complete three-week to semester-long study abroad exchange programs in England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India and Spain. In St. Louis, graduate students may live in university-owned apartment complexes, but most choose to find their own housing.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) April 1
Application deadline (international students) April 1
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accounting leadership
consulting marketing
entrepreneurship not-for-profit management
finance production/operations management
general management organizational behavior
health care administration portfolio management
human resources management supply chain management/logistics
international business other

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 282
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $49,700 per year
part-time: $1,450 per credit
executive: $108,500 total program

Required fees (full-time) $413 per year
Required fees (part-time) N/A
Required fees (executive degree program) $0 per


Average base salary $96,207
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 79.0%

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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