Admission to the Stanford MBA Program is very competitive. We cannot offer a place to as many applicants as we would like in any year.
If you are not offered admission you are welcome to reapply in a future application year. Each year we offer admission to reapplicants who present compelling applications.
What You Should Know
- Having applied in a previous year is not considered a negative factor in your application.
- Reapplicants are evaluated on the merits of the new application and are required to complete and submit an entirely new application, including Letters of Reference, Transcript(s), and Application Form.
- The Assistant Dean for MBA Admissions does have access to previous applications, however, and may choose whether to review them prior to a final decision.
- Give yourself a fresh start when you approach your application.
- Address areas of relative weakness, if possible.
- Determine if other recommenders may provide a more insightful and thorough perspective.
- Add new information that may be helpful in the admission process.
Use Current Application Materials
- Application requirements, including essay questions, change from year to year. It is important that you meet current application requirements.
- The application fee is not waived for reapplicants.
- As long as your test scores (GMAT-GRE and TOEFL-IELTS-PTE) remain valid, you do not need to have them resent from the test centers. However, you do need to self-report them in the application. If your test scores are no longer valid you need to retake them.
We cannot provide feedback on denied applications.
updated 21 June 2012