Executive MBA and Americas MBA Class Profile

Vanderbilt Executive MBA students represent a deep diversity of backgrounds, industries and sizes of organizations. Most typically they are:

  • Mid- to senior-level corporate executives who are already proven professionals in their chosen fields and seek to advance their careers within their organizations.

  • Successful entrepreneurs who need to move their business to an even higher level.

  • Professionals—such as accountants, attorneys and physicians—who seek to “manage” instead of “practice.”

  • Managers in technology and scientific industries (such as health care, biotechnology and information systems) where the pace of change makes spending two years away from the job unwise.
  • Professional Designations represented are CPA, CFA, CFP, PMP, Attorney, Mediator, Series 7, Series 63, and various medical specialties.
  • Graduate Degrees represented are JD, MD, PharmD, MA, MS and PhD.


Executive MBA and Americas MBA Class of 2014
Class Size
Average Age 36
Average Work Experience
Demographic Background
Women 22%
Minorities as Percent of US Citizens
International Students 5%
Married 70%
Academic Stats
Average GMAT
GMAT Range (Middle 80%) 540-650
                            Job Function and Industries Represented Graph

Academic Backgrounds

Average GMAT 610
80% range "Typical GMAT Range" 540-670

Educational Background

Educational Background

industries represented
Industries Represented

job function
Job Function

functional title

Functional Title