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
  • 9 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 128
Adjunct Professors and Lecturers 145
Recalled Emeriti 9
Other Teaching Staff** 32
*As of Oct 23, 2023.
**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 2023–24* 2022–23 2021–22
Total Enrollment 881 850 862
*As of Oct 23, 2023
Class Profiles
MBA Class 2025 2024 2023
Applications 6,190 6,152 7,367
Enrollment 431 424 426
Women 46% 44% 44%
U.S. Minority 50% of U.S. 51% of U.S. 48% of U.S.
International 36% 46% 47%*
Average Work Experience (yrs.)* 5.0 4.9 4.8
*Includes foreign nationals, dual citizens and U.S. permanent residents.
Undergraduate Majors
Major Class of 2025 Class of 2024 Class of 2023
Business 20% 19% 15%
Engineering, Math, or Natural Sciences 41% 33% 39%
Humanities or Social Sciences 39% 47% 35%
Cost of Attendance*
Cost Single Student Married Student
Tuition $79,860 $79,860
Living Allowance $18,453 $34,200
Housing Allowance $20,271 $30,216
Medical Insurance $7,128 $7,128
Health Fee $753 $753
Total $126,465 $152,157
*The cost of attendance, including tuition and other expenses, for a first-year MBA student for the academic year, from Sep. 2023 to Jun. 2024.

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 2023 Summer 2022 Summer 2021
Participants 72 84 57
Women 23 31 14
International 45 57 38

PhD Program

Class Entering Fall 2023
Applications 767
Enrollment 22
Women 6
U.S. Minority 3*
International 17
Total PhDs in Residence 133
*Includes Asian Americans

Executive Education

In 2022–2023, Executive Education served 6,100 participants across a total of 96 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 24,172 20,695 63.1%
PhD 1,070 998 3.0%
Sloan/MSx 3,096 2,801 8.5%
SEP 9,807 8,325 25.4%
Total 38,145 32,819 100.0%
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 63.5%
Outside U.S. 7,895 24.1%
Unknown Address 4,044 12.3%
Based on home and business addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of September 2023. 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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