About Our Alumni

As of September 2016, Stanford GSB has 29,049 living alumni and has awarded a total of 33,275 degrees.

Living Alumni by Program and Degrees Awarded

Program Degrees Awarded Number of
Living Alumni
% of Total
MBA 21,307 18,666 64.3%
PhD 910 851 2.9%
MSx (Sloan) 2,536 2,299 7.9%
SEP 8,522 7,233 24.9%
Total 33,275 29,049 100.0%
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. 19,512 67.2%
  Bay Area 7,669 26.4%
  Elsewhere in the U.S. 11,901 41.0%
Outside U.S. 9,537 32.8%
Unknown Address 2,915 10.0%
Based on addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of September 2016.

Largest Chapters

Chapter Total
Alumni
% of
Total Alumni
Bay Area 7,669 26.4%
New York 1,980 6.8%
Los Angeles 1,149 4.0%
United Kingdom 835 2.9%
Washington DC 773 2.7%
Japan 629 2.2%
Boston 618 2.1%
Seattle (Puget Sound) 574 2.0%
Florida 542

1.9%

Australia 511

1.8%

Switzerland 439

1.5%

Colorado 408

1.4%

France 391

1.4%

San Diego 374

1.3%

Chicago 373

1.3%

Dallas/Ft. Worth 371

1.2%

Mexico 355

1.2%

Singapore 354

1.2%

Portland 349 1.2%
Houston 342

1.2%

Living MBA Alumni by Gender

Decade Living
Women
% Decade Living
Men
% Decade Total Living
MBA Alumni
1930s 1 20.0% 4 80.0% 5
1940s 9 4.2% 205 95.8% 214
1950s 14 1.6% 859 98.4% 873
1960s 17 1.0% 1,764 99.0% 1,781
1970s 369 12.8% 2,506 87.2% 2,875
1980s 785 25.7% 2,266 74.3% 3,051
1990s 1,003 28.9% 2,473 71.1% 3,476
2000s 1,276 34.7% 2,403 65.3% 3,679
2010s 993 36.6% 1,719 63.4% 2,712
Grand Totals 4,467 23.9% 14,199 76.1% 18,666