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Study at Thunderbird School of Global Management

The main campus of Thunderbird is in Glendale, AZ (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Thunderbird offers degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. Thunderbird students most commonly major in a field related to business and management.

Thunderbird Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies.

Thunderbird offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Thunderbird had 1, 194 enrolled students. The school has a larger minority student population than most schools. Males make up the lion's share of the Student Enrolment at Thunderbird.

Student Life
The school makes available a lot of student housing. The school reports its educational mission is:

"Mission: We educate global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide. The vision is To be the worlds 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. "

Thunderbird Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Business and Management760international business
Contact: Thunderbird

Thunderbird School of Global Management

15249 N 59th Ave

Glendale, AZ 85306-6000

General Phone: (602) 978-7000


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