Stanford MBA Class of 2022 Profile

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Here’s a look at the Stanford Class of 2022, taken from the Stanford Graduate School of Business website:

Applicants: 7,324

New students: 436

Women: 47%

US students of color: 37%

US citizens and permanent residents: 47%

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Foreign nationals:

  • DACA and otherwise undocumented in the US: 20%

  • Dual citizens: 11%

  • US permanent residents: 3%

International: 35%

Countries represented: 66

Languages spoken: 70

US students:

  • American Indian, Alaska native, Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander: 2%

  • Asian (including Indian subcontinent and Philippines): 27%

  • Black/African American (including Africa and Caribbean): 9%

  • Hispanic/Latino: 11%

  • Multi-race: 5%

  • White (including Middle Eastern): 62%

  • Declined to identify race and ethnic background: 2%

Undergraduate majors:

  • Business: 44%

  • Engineering, Math, and Natural Sciences: 37%

  • Humanities, Social Sciences: 18%

Average GPA (based on US schools that use a 4.0 grading system): 3.8

First generation of their family to graduate from a four-year college or university: 9%

Hold advanced degrees: 14%

US institutions: 89

Non-US institutions: 55

Average years work experience: 4.7


  • Investment Management, PE and VC: 20%

  • Consulting: 17%

  • Technology: 14%

  • Government, Education, and Nonprofit: 8%

  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment: 7%

  • Consumer Products and Services: 7%

  • Health Care: 7%

  • Financial Services: 5%

  • Other: 5%

  • Clean Tech, Energy, and Environmental: 4%

  • Military: 4%

  • Manufacturing: 2%

Organizations represented: 291

Test scores (There is no minimum test score requirement):

  • GMAT: 75%

    Average score: 733

  • GRE: 25%

    Average Verbal score: 165

    Average Quantitative score: 164

  • TOEFL average score: 113

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