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.

  • We instill a Values Based, Data Driven approach to decision-making, which equips our students to lead in an ever-evolving, connected world.
  • Students become comfortable with the uncomfortable—gaining confidence to know 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 2021

Degree Candidates
88 Undergraduate
653 MBA
1,595 Specialized Masters
93 Doctoral

Our students come from 45 US states and territories and 36 other countries.

BS in Business and Computer Science
Full-time MBA
Professional MBA
Online MBA
Master of Accounting
Master of Science in Finance
Online Master of Science in Finance
Global Master of Science in Finance
Master of Science in Business Analytics
Online Master of Science in Business Analytics
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Nondegree programs
660 individuals participated in courses and certificates offered by Olin and WashU at Brookings Executive Education and research centers.

New in 2021, online graduate certificates in business analytics, finance, and accounting

More than 25,000 Alumni

54 Tenured
35 Tenure track
50 Full-time teaching faculty
56 Part-time faculty
27 Endowed professorships

Other Stats
195 Staff
6 Research centers
66 Hotel rooms onsite

Enrollment data as of November 8, 2022

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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