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Save the environment

or save jobs?

​Confront challenge, create change.



Long-term impact

or short-term profit?

​​Move the world forward.



​When companies merge,

but cultures don’t.

Make business better.


Looking toward tomorrow.

Harness the power of the possible to change the world, for good.

At WashU Olin Business School, we challenge you to look to the future—and beyond the bottom line. Modern business leaders must balance the data before them with the principles that guide them. We cultivate a global-mindedness, coupled with experiential learning and analytical rigor, that prepares you to tackle the most significant challenges of our day. You’ll embrace an entrepreneurial spirit that questions current models and opens doors for positive, sustainable progress.

Values-Based, Data-Driven Leadership
Values-Based,
Data-Driven

Transformational leaders draw on the data before them and the principles that center them to make thoughtful, sound decisions.
Global Outlook
Global
Outlook

Familiarity and practice with critical issues develop the global awareness necessary for today’s interconnected business world.



Experiential Learning
Experiential
Learning

A broader appreciation for differences allows leaders to gain confidence and operate beyond their comfort zone.
Entrepreneurial Spirit
Entrepreneurial
Spirit

Thinking entrepreneurially develops an innovative mind-set to meet challenges and nimbly respond
to change.
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The WashU Difference


Washington University is a place where people matter and serious work is done. It’s a community that is both personal and driven. It’s a place for those who push the boundaries of what it means to learn. We inspire and support each other with a view toward both individual and collective success. We have an inner fire and quiet confidence, and we’re inspired to work together to develop big ideas and tackle challenging problems.

Superior online learning

Stay connected—to coursework, classmates and instructors—through learn.WashU, our next-gen, proprietary learning management system. Our innovative Center for Digital Education is the driving force behind your personalized learning experience, our online masters programs and our new online MBA degree.

13 degree programs

13 on-campus degree programs

4 online degree programs

4 online degree programs

Top 12 US-based MBA program

Top 12 US-based MBA program, Financial Times, 2021

#1 for faculty research

#1 for faculty research, Financial Times, 2021

#12 undergraduate b-school program

#12 undergraduate
b-school program, Poets & Quants, 2021

13 degree programs

13 on-campus degree programs


4 online degree programs

4 online degree programs


Our programs, your future

Degree programs offered by top-ranked Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis include undergraduate business; MBA programs in full-time, Executive MBA, and part-time professional MBA formats; online MBA and master’s programs; and additional graduate degree options. We also offer leadership training through Olin Executive Development and our partnership with WashU at Brookings.

Top 12 US-based MBA program

Top 12 US-based MBA program, Financial Times, 2021


Profiles

Cole West

BSBA

“Whatever you’re interested in, everyone at Olin wants you to succeed.”

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Profiles

Annicka Webster

Full-Time MBA/MSW

“Washington University was like striking gold. I could create the experience I wanted.”

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Profiles

Andrew Knight

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

“What I’ve loved about coming to Olin is how incredibly smart, passionate, and driven the students here are.”

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Profiles

Siri Zhan

Specialized Masters, MSCA

“I don’t think anyone knows all the places big data will lead us. But we do know it will allow marketers to make accurate predictions for future trends.”

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Profiles

Casey Dugan

Executive MBA

“EMBA classes are taught by the best-of-the-best faculty. Professors are internationally known experts, and they genuinely respect their students. You’re never treated like a number.”

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Chad Conner

Professional MBA

“Olin has changed how I think. Now I see all the decision points and understand better how companies work, including my own.”

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Profiles

Glenn MacDonald

John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics and Strategy

“Olin is a small school where an individual can really make a difference.”

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Profiles

Nate Quest

Academic Advisor, Specialized Masters

“Community and collaboration are what set Olin apart. The way faculty members and other students help each other in the learning process is exceptional.”

Profiles

David Marold

Specialized Masters, MSFC/JD

“The military is all about teamwork, and so is the business school. Olin teaches its students how to lead teams and promotes a collaborative environment.”

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#1 for faculty research

#1 for faculty research, Financial Times, 2021