Here’s a look at the Stanford Class of 2023, taken from the Stanford Graduate School of Business website:
New students: 426
US students of color: 48%
International students: 47%
International student community is comprised of:
- DACA and otherwise undocumented in the US: 33%
- Dual citizens: 10%
- US permanent residents: 4%
Countries represented: 63
Languages spoken: 66
|Federal Guidelines||Multi-Identity Reporting|
|American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander||0%||2%|
|Asian (including Indian subcontinent and Philippines)||23%||30%|
|Black/African-American (including Africa and Caribbean)||5%||10%|
|White (including Middle Eastern)||49%||61%|
|Declined to identify race and ethnic background||2%||2%|
Undergraduate field of study
|Business & Commerce||15%|
|Math & Sciences||14%|
|Arts & Humanities||8%|
Average GPA: 3.78
First generation in their family to graduate from a four-year college or university: 12%
Hold advanced degrees: 19%
US institutions: 75
Non-US institutions: 89
Average years work experience: 4.8
|Investment Management, PE & VC||20%|
|Government, Education & Nonprofit||8%|
|Arts, Media & Entertainment||6%|
|Consumer Products & Services||5%|
|Clean Tech, Energy & Environmental||3%|
Organizations represented: 315
- GMAT: 76%*
Average score: 738
GMAT score range: 610-790
- GRE: 25%*
Average Verbal score: 165
Verbal score range: 149-170
Average Quantitative score: 165
Quantitative score range: 154-170
- TOEFL average score: 113
TOEFL score range: 104-120
*Some students submitted both GMAT and GRE scores.
Accepted has many resources that will help you learn more about Stanford, including interviews with current students and advice on how to apply successfully.
Not sure that Stanford is the place for you? If you are in the research stage, these resources can help guide you:
- Harvard, Stanford, Wharton: What’s the Difference?
- M7 MBA Programs: Everything You Need to Know in 2021
- Which MBA Program is Right for Me? The Ultimate Guide to Choosing an MBA Program
To hear about life at Stanford GSB from the mouths of real students, listen to these podcast interviews:
- Stanford MBA Discusses Coffee Chats
- What These Seasoned Startup Founders Have Done Since Earning Their Stanford MBAs
- A Stanford MBA with a Passion for Both Business and Humanities
- Stanford MBA Grows His Amazing Tech Startup
Have you decided that Stanford GSB is your top choice? The road to acceptance isn’t easy, but check out this link for pro tips on crafting your stand-out GSB application:
- Stanford GSB MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2021 – 2022]
- Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business [Webinar]
- What Stanford GSB is Looking For: Intellectual Vitality
- Stanford GSB’s Take on Demonstrated Leadership Potential
- Understanding Stanford GSB’s Interest in Personal Qualities and Contributions
For an overview of the Stanford Knight–Hennessy Scholars Program and tips from an expert on getting accepted,check out Applying to the Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program: Everything You Need to Know.
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