Our Alumni

As of September 2017, Stanford GSB has 29,594 living alumni and has awarded a total of 33,950 degrees.

Living Alumni by Program and Degrees Awarded

Program Degrees Awarded Number of
Living Alumni
% of Total
MBA 21,697 18,950 64.0%
PhD 931 870 2.9%
MSx (Sloan) 2,625 2,386 8.1%
SEP 8,697 7,388 25.0%
Total 33,950 29,594 100.0%
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 2017.

Largest Chapters

Chapter Total
Alumni
% of
Total Alumni
Bay Area 7,739 26.2%
New York 2,027 6.8%
Los Angeles 1,169 4.0%
United Kingdom 840 2.8%
Washington DC 774 2.6%
Japan 638 2.2%
Boston 623 2.1%
Seattle (Puget Sound) 592 2.0%
Florida 547

1.8%

Australia 540

1.8%

Switzerland 441

1.5%

Colorado 412

1.4%

France 386

1.3%

Chicago 377

1.3%

Dallas/Ft. Worth 374

1.3%

Singapore 373

1.3%

San Diego 372

1.3%

Mexico 365

1.2%

Portland 365 1.2%
Houston 337

1.2%

Living MBA Alumni by Gender and Class Year

Decade Living
Women
% Decade Living
Men
% Decade Total Living
MBA Alumni
1930s 0 0% 4 100% 4
1940s 8 4% 191 96% 199
1950s 14 1.7% 815 98.3% 829
1960s 17 1% 1,743 99% 1,760
1970s 366 12.8% 2,499 87.2% 2,865
1980s 781 25.7% 2,258 74.3% 3,039
1990s 1,002 28.9% 2,471 71.1% 3,473
2000s 1,276 34.7% 2,404 65.3% 3,680
2010s 1,144 36.9% 1,957 63.1% 3,101
Grand Totals 4,608 24.3% 14,342 75.7% 18,950