The WashU BS in Business Administration

A business degree for a lifetime of purpose and impact.

Prepare for leadership that embraces change WashU’s culture is rooted in Midwestern values: integrity, empathy, collaboration, and a strong work ethic. Qualities successful leaders use to motivate others and manage change. You’ll practice creative problem solving by teaming up with classmates and faculty on real-world consulting projects for organizations large and small.

View the world on a global scale More than 60% of BS in business administration undergrads participate in study abroad and internship opportunities around the world. It’s a valuable perspective, whatever the nature of your career and scale or location of your future organization.

Open doors to career paths and life passions Choose from 8 business majors and 6 business minors. Your Olin Business School academic advisor will help you tailor your degree to your interests. The Weston Career Center assists you in developing a personal action plan that puts you on track to realize your career goals.

Immerse yourself in business from day one At Olin, you’ll take business management courses starting in your first semester to build a solid business foundation before your first internship. You’ll also take about 40% of your classes outside the business school, giving you the flexibility to pursue other interests—including second majors or minors. Join some of WashU’s 350+ student organizations to round out your undergrad experience.

Learn more about Washington University and arrange a campus visit at the Undergraduate Admissions website.

BSBA at a Glance

Thrive in one of the best universities for a BS in Business Administration.

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Your WashU Advantage

  • Our longstanding tradition of excellence
  • Supportive, world-renowned faculty
  • Collaborative atmosphere and team-based educational approach
  • Active and engaged global alumni network
Our BSBA degree program students tap into WashU’s vibrant business network to put classroom learning into practice. Experiential learning opportunities range from case competitions and global immersions to internships and consulting projects. You’ll tackle real-world business challenges—and distinguish yourself with potential employers.

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Washington University undergraduates from schools other than Olin can major, minor, or take one or more fundamental business management courses.

Options for nonbusiness students
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