All applicants are required to take either the GRE or the GMAT, based on the field of study to which they are applying, regardless of previous experience and/or degrees.

GRE and GMAT scores are valid for approximately five years from the date taken. For Fall 2021, we will accept GRE or GMAT scores from exams taken between July 1, 2015-December 1, 2020. 

Field of Study Preferred Test Accepted Test
Accounting GRE GRE or GMAT
Economic Analysis & Policy GRE GRE or GMAT
Finance GRE GRE or GMAT
Marketing GRE or GMAT GRE or GMAT
Operations, Information & Technology GRE GRE or GMAT
Organizational Behavior GRE only GRE only
Political Economics GRE only GRE only

We are aware that the coronavirus outbreak may have significant impacts on applicants’ ability to provide all required admissions materials prior to our stated deadlines. If this applies to you, please let us know. We will do our best to work with you.

Submitting GRE & GMAT Scores

All applicants must submit official test scores to Stanford GSB using the school code provided below. If you previously submitted test scores via paper or electronically but did not apply to our program, you must request that the testing agency resubmit your official test scores.

Due to the volume of applications we receive we cannot confirm receipt of official test scores. If we need any additional information we will reach out to you directly.

Test Agency School Code
GRE Educational Testing Service (ETS) 4704
GMAT Pearson VUE L9R-KW-27

Tips for Scanning and Submitting Documents

  • Do not password-protect the document or embed macros
  • Limit the file size to 10 MB
  • Configure the document to print full-size on 8.5-by-11-inch, letter-size paper