Owen School of Management - Vanderbilt University

DEFINITION of 'Owen School of Management - Vanderbilt University'

The business school at Vanderbilt University. The Owen School of Management offers six standard degrees in the fields of business, finance, health care and accounting, as well as executive development. The school also offers both doctoral and undergraduate programs, and has over 550 students and nearly 50 faculty members.

BREAKING DOWN 'Owen School of Management - Vanderbilt University'

The Owen School of Management is located on the Vanderbilt campus in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded in 1969 and given its current name in 1977. The school is named after Ralph and Lulu Hampton Owen and has received much acclaim in the financial media for its programs. Ralph Owen was an alumnus who went on to found Equitable Securities before becoming the chairman of the American Express Company.

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