A new class of Goizueta Weekend Executive MBA students completed orientation recently with 76 students set to begin classes.

The Class of 2013 includes students from 20 countries of origin who currently reside in five states across the Southeast. This class will be the 33rd graduating class of the WEMBA program.

According to the EMBA program office, 37 percent of new students hold graduate degrees. The class, on average, has 14 years of work experience. Twenty-seven languages and dialects are represented. Kimberly Clark, The Coca-Cola Company, Apple, Inc., The Home Depot, Rockwell Collins, SunTrust, Regions Banks, General Electric, UBS Financial Services, McMaster-Carr Supply Co., Michelin North America, and Zurich Insurance.

Offered on alternating weekends on the Emory campus, the Weekend Executive MBA ranks as one of the top EMBA programs in the world in Bloomberg Businessweek and nationally in U.S. News and World Report.