Applying to the MBA Program

Are you thinking about applying to Stanford GSB? We encourage you to start the application process as soon as you are ready.

Whether you’re curious to take a quick peek at the application or ready to dive in, you can access the Stanford MBA application portal anytime.

Learn About the Application

In this section, you will find helpful information you need to complete your online application. More detailed instructions can be found in the application itself.


Describe your educational journey to date.

We require either the GMAT or GRE and, if applicable, an English language proficiency test.

Letters of Reference

We require two letters of reference, preferably from individuals who have supervised your work.


We want to get to know you and learn why you are interested in us.

Application Fee

The MBA program application fee is $275 — we offer fee waivers for certain applicants.

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What you need to know when reapplying to the Stanford MBA Program.

Resources for MBA Applicants
Resources for MBA Applicants
Kirsten Moss, assistant dean of MBA admissions and financial aid, shares the best resources for applying to Stanford GSB and encourages you to attend an event.

Application Assistance