School Profile

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 2017-18 academic year the faculty is composed of:

Tenure and Tenure-Track 126
Full Professors 77
Adjunct Professors and Full-Time Lecturers 21
Teaching Emeriti 6
Endowed Professorships 70

Academic Programs

MBA Program

  2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Total Enrollment 854 834 825 825
MBA Class 2019 2018 2017 2016
Applications 8,173 8,116 7,899 7,355
Enrollment 418 417 407 410
Women 40% 41% 40% 42%
Minority 29% 29% 19% 23%
International 41% 40% 40% 44%
Median Work Experience (yrs.) 4 4 4 4
Undergraduate Majors
Business 19% 15% 13% 14%
Engineering, Math, or Natural Sciences 37% 37% 39% 38%
Humanities or Social Sciences 44% 48% 48% 48%

More information is available on our employment reports.

Costs and Financial Aid

In 2017-18, 73% of first-year MBA students received financial aid.

 
Cost
Single
On Campus
Single
Off Campus
Married
On Campus
Married
Off Campus
Tuition $70,590 $70,590 $70,590 $70,590
Living Allowance 35,586 36,819 51,282 52,515
Books and Supplies 1,560 1,560 1,560 1,560
Materials & Program Fee 1,155 1,155 1,155 1,155
Transportation 1,047 2,163 3,204 4,335
Medical Insurance 5,208 5,208 5,208 5,208
Health Fee 651 651 651 651
Total $115,797 $118,146 $133,650 $136,014

MSx Program

Class Entering Fall 2017 Fall 2016 Fall 2015 Fall 2014
Participants 104 91 92 89
Women 25 23 27 17
International 65 57 60 57

PhD Program

Class Entering Fall 2017 Fall 2016 Fall 2015 Fall 2014
Applications 863 792 798 731
Enrollment 20 30 28 26
Women 5 15 10 6
Minority 5 6 6 4
International 10 17 13 12
Total PhDs in Residence 128 132 131 122

Executive Education

In 2016-17, 586 participants participated in seven online programs.

All Programs (FY) 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
Attendance 4,139* 3,058 2,886 2,447
Number of Programs 84* 60 61 57
*Online figures not included.

Alumni

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.