Business School Overview
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#16 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis offers graduate programs in 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: $47,800 per year; part-time: $1,400 per credit; and executive: $104,600 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, M.B.A. students are taught a core curriculum and then specialize in one of four Career Platforms. The platforms—Consulting & General Management; Corporate Finance & Investments; Marketing; 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 M.B.A. with a master of architecture, urban design, biomedical engineering, East Asian studies, social work, or public health, or they can complete a combined M.B.A./J.D.
The school also has master’s degree programs for finance, supply chain management, and accounting, as well as Ph.D. programs. The Olin Business School offers a Professional M.B.A. program held in the evenings and an Executive M.B.A. program that runs during weekends in St. Louis, Kansas City, Mo., 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 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, Spain, and Venezuela. 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|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
Full-time: $47,800 per year
|Required fees (full-time and part-time)||$1,100 per year|
|Required fees (executive degree program)||$0|
|Average base salary||$94,762|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||79.0%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data