School Profile

Our school profile data is updated annually and provides more details and statistics regarding our faculty, programs, and alumni.

Faculty Awards & Honors

  • 6 Nobel laureates
  • 8 members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 29 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 5 recipients of the John Bates Clark Medal in Economics
Faculty & Teaching Staff*
Tenured and Tenure-Track 121
Adjunct Professors and Lecturers 144
Recalled Emeriti 8
Other Teaching Staff** 27
*As of Oct 6, 2022.
**Professors by Courtesy, Visiting Stanford Professors, and Visiting Stanford Lecturers teaching Stanford GSB classes

Academic Programs

Stanford GSB offers three full-time degree programs: Stanford MBA Program, Stanford MSx Program, and Stanford GSB PhD in business.

More information is available on our employment reports.

MBA Program

Academic Year 2022–23* 2021–22 2020–21
Total Enrollment 850 862 853
*As of Oct 6, 2022
Class Profiles
MBA Class 2024 2023 2022
Applications 6,152 7,367 7,324
Enrollment 424 426 436
Women 44% 44% 47%
U.S. Minority 51% of U.S. 48% of U.S. 47% of U.S.
International 46% 47% 35%
Average Work Experience (yrs.)* 4.9 4.8 4.7
*Reported as median prior to 2020.
Undergraduate Majors
Major Class of 2024 Class of 2023 Class of 2022
Business 19% 15% 18%
Engineering, Math, or Natural Sciences 33% 39% 37%
Humanities or Social Sciences 26% 23% 44%
Cost of Attendance*
Cost Single Student Married Student
Tuition $74,706 $74,706
Living Allowance $34,806 $57,774
Books and Supplies $1,695 $1,695
Materials and Program Fee $900 $900
Transportation $969 $2,079
Medical Insurance $6,192 $6,192
Health Fee $696 $696
Total $119,964 $144,042
*The cost of attendance, including tuition and other expenses, for a first-year MBA student for the academic year, from Sep. 13, 2021 to Jun. 10, 2022.

What’s Included

The living allowance listed above includes rent, food, and personal expenses for a moderate lifestyle. An additional allowance may be made for eligible dependent children.

Stanford University Cardinal Care medical insurance is included in the cost of attendance for all students, even if covered by an alternative insurance plan. The single student health insurance rate is listed above, on the assumption that spouses will have separate coverage.

What’s Not Included

Expenses related to the global experience requirement are not included above. The total cost for the GER may range from $3,000 to $4,500. Some GER experiences can be considered in your cost of attendance calculation, and some cannot. Recipients of need-based fellowships may be eligible for additional grant funding up to forty percent of approved expenses for one qualifying trip.

MSx Program

Class Entering Summer 2022 Summer 2021 January 2021* Summer 2019
Participants 84 57 67 85
Women 31 14 23 31
International 57 38 35 53
*Class of 2021 matriculated in January due to pandemic circumstances.

PhD Program

Class Entering Fall 2022
Applications 724
Enrollment 26
Women 12
U.S. Minority 5*
International 16
Total PhDs in Residence 135
*Includes Asian Americans

Executive Education

In 2021–2022, Executive Education served 8,177 participants across a total of 129 programs. Programs include online and on-campus offerings for both individuals and enterprise customers.


More information can be found on our Alumni Profile.

Living Alumni by Program and Degrees Awarded
Program Degrees Awarded Living Alumni % of Total
MBA 24,348 20,403 63.43%
PhD 1,027 962 2.99%
Sloan/MSx 2,992 2,753 8.56%
SEP 9,448 8,048 25.02%
Total 37,815 32,166 100.0%
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
Location Alumni % of Total
U.S. 20,836 64.8%
Outside U.S. 7,617 23.7%
Unknown Address 3,747 11.6%
Based on home and business addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of September 2022. Some alumni may be counted more than once if they have a home address in the U.S. and a business address outside of the U.S.

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