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School Profile

Faculty Strengths

  • 3 Nobel laureates
  • 4 members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 19 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 3 recipients of the John Bates Clark Medal in Economics

For the 2015-16 academic year the faculty is composed of:

Tenure and Tenure-Track 124
Full Professors 74
Consulting Professors and Full-Time Lecturers 13
Active Emeriti 10
Endowed Professorships 66

Academic Programs

MBA Program

  2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
Total Enrollment 825 825 809 803
MBA Class 2017 2016 2015 2014
Applications 7,899 7,355 7,108 6,716
Enrollment 407 410 406 398
Women 40% 42% 36% 35%
Minority 19% 23% 21% 20%
International 40% 44% 41% 42%
Median Work Experience (yrs.) 4 4 4 4
Undergraduate Majors
Business 13% 14% 14% 17%
Engineering, Math, or Natural Sciences 39% 38% 35% 37%
Humanities or Social Sciences 48% 48% 51% 48%
Median Base Salary   $125,000 $125,000 $125,000

More information is available on our employment reports.

Costs and Financial Aid

MBAs who receive financial aid: 77%

 
Cost
Single
On Campus
Single
Off Campus
Married
On Campus
Married
Off Campus
Tuition $64,050 $64,050 $64,050 $64,050
Living Allowance 29,202 33,036 43,770 47,382
Week Zero Expense 1,062 1,167 1,467 1,566
Books and Supplies 1,437 1,437 1,437 1,437
Instructional Materials 1,350 1,350 1,350 1,350
Transportation 1,047 2,172 3,219 4,359
Medical Insurance 4,680 4,680 4,680 4,680
Health Fee 591 591 591 591
Total $103,419 $108,483 $120,564 $125,415

MSx Program

Class Entering Fall 2015 Fall 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012
Participants 92 89 83 81
Women 27 17 17 19
International 60 57 55 62

PhD Program

Class Entering Fall 2015 Fall 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012
Applications 798 731 673 726
Enrollment 28 26 30 21
Women 10 6 11 8
Minority 6 4 6 3
International 13 12 10 14
Total PhDs in Residence 131 122 110 104

Executive Education

All Programs (FY) 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
Attendance   2,886 2,447 2,236
Number of Programs   61 57 52

Alumni

Living Alumni by Program and Degrees Awarded

Program Degrees Awarded Number of
Living Alumni
% of Total
MBA 20,894 18,391 64.5%
PhD 881 822 2.9%
MSx (Sloan) 2,447 2,224 7.8%
SEP 8,361 7,092 24.9%
Total 32,583 28,529 100.0%
Includes all degrees awarded since the school’s founding. A number of our alumni hold multiple Stanford GSB degrees. These individuals are counted once according to the degree hierarchy listed above. The figures include degree and certificate holders, as well as those who were enrolled in a program for three or more quarters but did not graduate.

Reported Geographic Distribution

  Number of Alumni % Alumni
U.S. 19,332 67.8%
  Bay Area 7,694 27.0%
  Elsewhere in the U.S. 11,694 41.0%
Outside U.S. 6,762 23.7%
Unknown Address 2,431 8.5%
Based on addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of September 2015.