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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
  • 5 recipients of the John Bates Clark Medal in Economics

For the 2016-17 academic year the faculty is composed of:

Tenure and Tenure-Track 125
Full Professors 77
Adjunct Professors and Full-Time Lecturers 20
Teaching Emeriti 9
Endowed Professorships 70

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

In 2016-17, 72% of MBA students received financial aid.

 
Cost
Single
On Campus
Single
Off Campus
Married
On Campus
Married
Off Campus
Tuition $66,540 $66,540 $66,540 $66,540
Living Allowance 33,294 34,092 48,342 49,422
Books and Supplies 1,470 1,470 1,470 1,470
Instructional Materials 1,229 1,229 1,229 1,229
Transportation 1,038 2,142 3,174 4,296
Medical Insurance 4,968 4,968 4,968 4,968
Health Fee 609 609 609 609
Total $109,218 $111,120 $126,402 $128,604

MSx Program

Class Entering Fall 2016 Fall 2015 Fall 2014 Fall 2013
Participants 91 92 89 83
Women 23 27 17 17
International 57 60 57 55

PhD Program

Class Entering Fall 2016 Fall 2015 Fall 2014 Fall 2013
Applications 792 798 731 673
Enrollment 30 28 26 30
Women 15 10 6 11
Minority 6 6 4 6
International 17 13 12 10
Total PhDs in Residence 132 131 122 110

Executive Education

In 2015-16, 1,254 participants participated in four online programs.

All Programs (FY) 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
Attendance 3,058 2,886 2,447 2,236
Number of Programs 60 61 57 52

Alumni

Living Alumni by Program and Degrees Awarded

Program Degrees Awarded Number of
Living Alumni
% of Total
MBA 21,307 18,391 64.5%
PhD 910 822 2.9%
MSx (Sloan) 2,536 2,224 7.8%
SEP 8,522 7,092 24.9%
Total 33,275 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.