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Stanford MBA Class of 2023 Profile

Here’s a look at the Stanford Class of 2023, taken from the Stanford Graduate School of Business website:

Applicants: 7,367

New students: 426

Women: 44%

US students of color: 48%

International students: 47%

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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

US students

Federal GuidelinesMulti-Identity Reporting
American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander0%2%
Asian (including Indian subcontinent and Philippines)23%30%
Black/African-American (including Africa and Caribbean)5%10%
White (including Middle Eastern)49%
Declined to identify race and ethnic background2%

Undergraduate field of study

Business & Commerce15%
Social Sciences15%
Math & Sciences14%
Arts & Humanities8%

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 & VC20%
Government, Education & Nonprofit8%
Health Care8%
Arts, Media & Entertainment6%
Consumer Products & Services5%
Clean Tech, Energy & Environmental3%
Real Estate2%
Financial Services1%

Organizations represented: 315

Test scores

  • 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.

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