Yellow Ribbon Program School
Thunderbird School of Global Management


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Thunderbird School of Global Management
1 Global Place, Glendale, AZ 85306-6000
General Information602-978-7000
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedPostbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree
Campus SettingCity, Midsize
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 1,310 (2 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio30 to 1

Mission Statement

Mission: We educate global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide. The vision is “To be the world’s foremost learning community for global managers and global enterprises.” At Thunderbird- we believe in and uniquely develop the following core values: Global Mindset – Effective global managers must be capable of leading global organizations- applying business knowledge in different social- economic and political environments- and working with individuals from diverse cultures. Global Citizenship – global management is a true profession- dedicated to the creation of sustainable economic and social value worldwide. Global Entrepreneurship – Successful global managers must be resourceful- innovative and capable of pursuing new opportunities in uncertain environments. Global Thought Leadership – Management knowledge is advanced most effectively through academically rigorous and practically relevant research Global Learning Network – Networking among managers and experts on a global scale and exposure to a different cultures and business environments is essential for life-long learning and effective professional practice.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Not applicable
Credit Accepted  
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 4632
Instructional 4632
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0