Our Alumni

As of September 2018, Stanford GSB has 30,194 living alumni and has awarded a total of 34,721 degrees.

Living Alumni by Program and Degrees Awarded

Program Degrees Awarded Number of
Living Alumni
% of Total
MBA 22,120 19,240 63.7%
PhD 954 894 3.0%
MSx (Sloan) 2,729 2,478 8.2%
SEP 8,918 7,582 25.1%
Total 34,721 30,194 100.0%
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. The list does not include short program life members.

Reported Geographic Distribution

  Number of Alumni % Alumni
U.S. 19,976 66.2%
  Bay Area 7,818 25.9%
  Elsewhere in the U.S. 12,158 40.3%
Outside U.S. 7,000 23.2%
Unknown Address 3,218 10.7%
Based on addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of September 2018.

Largest Chapters

Chapter Total
Alumni
% of
Total Alumni
Bay Area 7,887 26.1%
New York 2,038 6.7%
Los Angeles 1,196 4.0%
United Kingdom 849 2.8%
Washington DC 778 2.6%
Japan 656 2.2%
Boston 632 2.1%
Seattle (Puget Sound) 621 2.1%
Florida 566

1.9%

Australia 559

1.9%

Middle East & Africa 472

1.6%

Switzerland 448

1.5%

Colorado 430

1.4%

Singapore 396

1.3%

France 388

1.3%

Chicago 380

1.3%

San Diego 375

1.2%

Mexico 374

1.2%

Dallas/Ft. Worth 369

1.2%

Portland 364 1.2%

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 8 4.4% 173 95.6% 181
1950s 13 1.7% 771 98.3% 784
1960s 16 0.9% 1,711 99.1% 1,727
1970s 365 12.8% 2,480 87.2% 2,845
1980s 780 25.8% 2,248 74.2% 3,028
1990s 1,002 28.9% 2,465 71.1% 3,467
2000s 1,276 34.7% 2,403 65.3% 3,679
2010s 1,316 37.3% 2,210 62.7% 3,526
Grand Total 4,776 24.8% 14,464 75.2% 19,240