Our Alumni

As of October 2019, Stanford GSB has 30,746 living alumni and has awarded a total of 35,427 degrees.

Living Alumni by Program and Degrees Awarded

Program Degrees Awarded Number of
Living Alumni
% of Total
MBA 22,509 19,500 63.4%
PhD 977 916 3.0%
MSx (Sloan) 2,798 2,545 8.3%
SEP 9,143 7,785 25.3%
Total 35,427 30,746 100.0%
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. 20,053 65.2%
  Bay Area 7,828 25.5%
  Elsewhere in the U.S. 12,067 39.2%
Outside U.S. 7,276 23.7%
Unknown Address 3,417 11.1%
Based on addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of October 2019.

Largest Chapters

Chapter Total
Alumni
% of
Total Alumni
Bay Area 7,902 25.7%
New York 2,068 6.7%
Los Angeles 1,211 3.9%
United Kingdom 859 2.8%
Washington DC 789 2.6%
Japan 670 2.2%
Boston 641 2.1%
Seattle (Puget Sound) 630 2.0%
Florida 586

1.9%

Australia 576

1.9%

Middle East & Africa 495

1.6%

Switzerland 453

1.5%

Colorado 442

1.4%

Singapore 418

1.4%

Chicago 389

1.3%

France 387

1.3%

San Diego 386

1.3%

Dallas/Ft. Worth 386

1.3%

Mexico 382

1.2%

Portland 355 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 7 4.2% 159 95.8% 166
1950s 12 1.6% 729 98.4% 741
1960s 16 0.9% 1,675 99.1% 1,691
1970s 363 12.8% 2,466 87.2% 2,829
1980s 779 25.8% 2,238 74.2% 3,017
1990s 1,001 28.9% 2,461 71.1% 3,462
2000s 1,275 34.7% 2,402 65.3% 3,677
2010s 1,478 37.7% 2,436 62.3% 3,914
Grand Total 4,931 25.3% 14,569 74.7% 19,500