Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford GSB has established itself as a global leader in management education through educational programs designed to develop insightful, principled global leaders.
Collaboration and innovation are in Stanford’s DNA. Learn the latest leadership and business concepts from faculty members who are experts in their fields, accomplished classmates from around the globe, and leaders of industry. And when you’re ready to apply what you’ve learned and turn your vision into reality, the Stanford GSB alumni community will be there every step of the way.
The ideas sparked and the doors opened by the Stanford MBA Program will equip you to make an impact — wherever your path takes you.
The two-year Stanford MBA Program is a full-time, residential course of study that leads to a general management degree while helping you develop your vision and the skills to achieve it.
The Stanford MBA Program’s candidate pool is ever-changing, so the composition of our entering class changes each year, too. With our class size, every student influences the class profile. The same holds true in our admission process.
Students come from very diverse backgrounds, including 63 countries, 172 undergraduate institutions and 306 organizations — an increase in all three categories.
Here is an overview of the Stanford MBA Class of 2020:
Class Size: 419
Average Years of Work Experience: 4
International Students: 42%
U.S. Minority: 27%
Average GMAT: 732
Average GRE Verbal: 165
Average GRE Quantitative: 165
Undergraduate Majors: Business 18%, Engineering/Mathmatics/Natural Sciences 48%, Humanities/Social Sciences 48%
Advanced Degrees Holders:14%
Previous Industry Experience: Arts/Media/Entertainment 4%, Clean Tech/Energy/Environmental 3%, Consulting 19%, Consumer Products and Services 7%, Financial Services 6%, Government/Education/Nonprofit 10%, Health Care 4%, Investment Management/Private Equity/Venture Capital 21%, Manufacturing 3%, Military 2%, Technology 17%, Other 5%
For more details about admission to the Stanford GSB MBA Program, please visit our website.
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