Our Alumni

As of September 2020, Stanford GSB has 31,113 living alumni and has awarded a total of 35,939 degrees.

Living Alumni by Program and Degrees Awarded

Program Degrees Awarded Number of
Living Alumni
% of Total
MBA 22,920 19,802 63.6%
PhD 1003 941 3.0%
MSx (Sloan) 2,874 2,608 8.4%
SEP 9,142 7,762 24.9%
Total 35,939 31,113 100.0%
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. 20,245 65.1%
  Bay Area 7,989 25.7%
  Elsewhere in the U.S. 12,341 39.7%
Outside U.S. 7,363 23.7%
Unknown Address 3,527 11.3%
Based on addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of September 2020.

Largest Chapters

Chapter Total
Alumni
% of
Total Alumni
Bay Area 7,989 25.7%
New York 2,080 6.7%
Los Angeles 1,217 3.9%
United Kingdom 855 2.7%
Washington DC 792 2.5%
Japan 681 2.2%
Boston 651 2.1%
Seattle (Puget Sound) 637 2.0%
Florida 611

2.0%

Australia 574

1.8%

Middle East & Africa 490

1.6%

Switzerland 459

1.5%

Colorado 450

1.4%

Singapore 431

1.4%

Dallas/Ft. Worth 397

2.0%

Chicago 396

1.3%

France 390

1.3%

San Diego 390

1.3%

Mexico 386

1.2%

Portland 355 1.1%

Living MBA Alumni by Gender and Class Year

Decade Living
Women
% Decade Living
Men
% Decade Total Living
MBA Alumni
1930s 0 0% 3 100% 3
1940s 7 4.3% 155 95.7% 162
1950s 11 1.6% 684 98.4% 695
1960s 16 1.0% 1,647 99.0% 1,663
1970s 361 12.9% 2,446 87.1% 2,807
1980s 778 25.9% 2,231 74.1% 3,009
1990s 998 28.9% 2,461 71.1% 3,459
2000s 1,275 34.7% 2,399 65.3% 3,674
2010s 1,495 37.7% 2,474 62.3% 3,969
2020s 148 41.0% 213 59.0% 361
Grand Total 5,089 25.7% 14,713 74.3% 19,802