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School Profile

Faculty Strengths

  • 3 Nobel laureates
  • 5 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 2013-14 academic year the faculty is composed of:

Tenure and Tenure-Track 114
Full Professors 68
Consulting Professors and Full-Time Lecturers 10
Active Emeriti 32
Endowed Professorships 62

Academic Programs

MBA Program

  2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
Total Enrollment 809 803 803 799
MBA Class 2015 2014 2013 2012
Applications 7,108 6,716 6,618 7,204
Enrollment 406 398 397 389
Women 36% 35% 34% 39%
Minority 21% 20% 27% 23%
International 41% 42% 38% 37%
Median Work Experience (yrs.) 4 4 4 4
Undergraduate Majors
Business 14% 17% 19% 19%
Engineering, Math, or Natural Sciences 35% 37% 35% 31%
Humanities or Social Sciences 51% 46% 46% 50%
Industry Designations
Management Consulting 27% 29%
Financial Services 36% 31%
Technology 13% 18%
Median Base Salary $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 $120,000

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 $59,550 $59,550 $59,550 $59,550
Living Allowance 24,087 28,122 34,581 39,415
Week Zero Expense 869 981 1,268 1,418
Books and Supplies 2,232 2,232 2,232 2,232
Instructional Materials 1,650 1,650 1,650 1,650
Transportation 987 2,061 3,057 4,137
Medical Insurance 3,936 3,936 3,936 3,936
Health Fee 555 555 555 555
Total $93,866 $99,087 $106,829 $112,893

Figures above are for a single MBA student living on campus.

MSx Program

Class Entering Fall 2013 2012 2011 2010
Participants 83 81 67 57
Women 17 19 11 8
International 55 62 42 39

PhD Program

Class Entering Fall 2013 2012 2011 2010
Applications 673 726 700 650
Enrollment 30 21 30 21
Women 11 8 7 6
Minority 6 1 2 0
International 10 14 11 13
Total PhDs in Residence 110 104 108 100

Executive Education

All Programs (FY) 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
Attendance 2,447 2,236 1,971 1,937
Number of Programs 57 52 50 44

Alumni

Total Living Alumni

MBA 17,884
PhD 792
MSx (Sloan) 2,074
Stanford Executive Program 6,955
Total Living Alumni 27,705

Degrees Awarded Since School’s Founding

MBA 20,108
PhD 848
MSx 2,275
Stanford Executive Program Certificates 8,039
Total Degrees Awarded 31,270

Although a number of alumni hold multiple Stanford GSB degrees, individuals are counted once, according to the degree hierarchy listed above. These figures include degree holders and those who did not graduate but were enrolled in a program for three or more quarters.

Information based on addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of September 2013.

Reported Geographic Distribution

United States 18,937
Bay Area 7,314
Elsewhere in the U.S. 11,688