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The Gateway to Thoughtful Change

About WashU Olin Business School

video Firmly established at the Gateway to the West, Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis stands as the gateway to something far grander in scale. The education we deliver prepares our students to thoughtfully make difficult decisions—the kind that can change the world.

  • Through our values-based, data-driven approach, we equip our students to leadknowing not only which problems require the most attention, but also which solutions will do the most good.
  • Our global-mindedness, coupled with our experiential learning, fosters healthier relationships between business and society.
  • And as our entrepreneurial spirit challenges the current models, we pioneer innovation that opens the door for positive, sustainable progress.

At Olin, you’ll develop relationships with people invested in your success—peers, faculty members, staff, and alumni. You’ll be confident. You’ll be passionate. You’ll be prepared for any business challenge. You’ll be a leader ready to make an impact.

The small size of WashU’s business school allows for a deeper level of interaction, participation, and program customization. This fosters relationships that provide many opportunities for continuous achievement. As one of the country’s leading research-oriented business schools, Olin has a network of partners on campus, in the St. Louis community, and around the world.

National Council members, business leaders, and alumni lend their wisdom, expertise, and advice to support Olin Business School’s vision and mission.

Olin Fast Facts

Degree Candidates
864 Undergraduate
1,602 Masters
82 Doctoral

2019 Incoming Class
156 BSBA
98 Full-time MBA
80 Professional MBA
38 EMBA-US
73 EMBA-Shanghai
20 EMBA-Mumbai

Specialized Masters:
206 MS in Finance
45 Global Finance
40 Master of Accounting
36 MS in Supply Chain Management
236 MS in Analytics

More than 21,000 Alumni

Faculty:
78 Tenured and tenure-track
38 Full-time
60 Part-time

Other Stats
11 Degree Programs
4 Nondegree Programs
6 Research Centers
66 Hotel rooms onsite
187 Staff

Student enrollment as of Fall 2019


Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Read Washington University's full nondiscrimination statement.

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