EMBA Class at the Weatherhead School of Management.

Weatherhead’s Executive MBA Class Profile is a Community of Individuals

The individuals enrolled in the Weatherhead’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program are working professionals who want to be challenged to new heights in leadership. The nature of the residencies promotes networking among like-minded peers, relationships that have the potential to evolve into lifelong friendships and business partnerships down the road.

Who Enrolls in the Weatherhead Executive MBA?

Because of the residency format of the EMBA program, professionals across the country are able to attend. While many EMBA students live and work in Ohio, candidates from states including California, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia have enrolled.

Undergraduate Majors
Gender Breakdown
Country of Origin

Enrollment at a glance

Entered fall: 2016 2015
Total enrolled 37 46
Women 41% 28%
International 19% 11%
U.S. minority 2% 11%
GPA (average) 3.23 3.35
Work experience (average) 14.9 years 18.2 years
Age (average) 40 years 44 years

Top undergraduate majors

Entered fall: 2016 2015
Business (including economics and finance) 16% 26%
Engineering/mathematics/sciences 60% 51%
Liberal arts/social sciences 16% 20%
Other 8% 3%

How Do We Rank?

Rankings play an important and challenging role in business education. In 2013, The Economist ranked the Weatherhead EMBA #34 globally, #26 in the U.S. and #2 in Ohio. Find out how we stack up against the competition. View a list of Weatherhead’s rankings.