School Profile

Our school profile data is updated annually and provides more details and statistics regarding our faculty, programs, and alumni.

Faculty Strengths

  • 3 Nobel laureates
  • 4 members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 19 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 5 recipients of the John Bates Clark Medal in Economics

For the 2018-19 academic year the faculty is composed of:

Tenure and Tenure-Track 124
Full Professors 75
Adjunct Professors and Full-Time Lecturers 23
Teaching Emeriti 7
Endowed Professorships 70

Academic Programs

MBA Program

  2018-19* 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16
Total Enrollment 852 854 834 825
MBA Class 2020 2019 2018 2017
Applications 7,797 8,173 8,116 7,899
Enrollment 419 418 417 407
Women 41% 40% 41% 40%
Minority 27% 29% 29% 19%
International 42% 41% 40% 40%
Median Work Experience (yrs.) 4 4 4 4
Undergraduate Majors
Business 18% 19% 15% 13%
Engineering, Math, or Natural Sciences 34% 37% 37% 39%
Humanities or Social Sciences 48% 44% 48% 48%
*As of Nov 1, 2018.

More information is available on our employment reports.

 

Costs and Financial Aid

In 2018-19, 70% of first-year MBA students were offered financial aid in the form of loans and/or fellowships.

Cost Single Student Married Student
Tuition $73,062 $73,062
Living allowance 32,712 54,300
Books and supplies 1,671 1,671
Materials and program fee 1,191 1,191
Transportation 1,017 2,034
Medical insurance 5,592 5,592
Health fee 672 672
Total $115,917 $138,522

MSx Program

Class Entering Fall 2018 Fall 2017 Fall 2016 Fall 2015
Participants 80 104 91 92
Women 21 25 23 27
International 51 65 57 60

PhD Program

Class Entering Fall 2018 Fall 2017 Fall 2016 Fall 2015
Applications 776 863 792 798
Enrollment 24 20 30 28
Women 6 5 15 10
Minority 2 5 6 6
International 13 10 17 13
Total PhDs in Residence 127 128 132 131

Executive Education

In 2017-18, 626 participants participated in six online programs.

All Programs (FY) 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Attendance, in-person 4,455* 4,139 3,058 2,886
Number of In-Person Programs 90 84 60 61
Attendance, online 626 586
Number of Online Programs 6 7
*Blended programs, offered both in-person and online, included.

Alumni

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.