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The Graduate School of Business at Stanford University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee $265

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 7.0% - Low
Average age of new entrants N/A
Average undergraduate GPA 3.70 - High
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 3.36-3.97
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 300
Average GMAT score 730 - High
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 680-770
Students with prior work experience 388
Average work experience (months) 48

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Applicants (part-time) N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants N/A
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate Majors N/A
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
100 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Applicants are evaluated in three areas: intellectual vitality, demonstrated leadership potential, and personal qualities and contributions. The Admissions Committee considers an applicant's academic profile, essays, and three recommendations. There is no quantitative formula for admission.
Executive program
The Stanford Sloan Master's Program is designed for senior-level executives with at least 8 years of experience. Participants are expected to digest large amounts of reading material and articulate informed positions in group discussions. Applications are reviewed by the faculty director and admissions committee. Successful applicants are notified within 3 weeks of the deadline.
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Derrick Bolton
Full-time program phone (650) 723-2766
Full-time program E-mail http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/mba/contact/index.html
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​gsb.​stanford.​edu/​mba/​
Executive program phone (650) 723-2149
Executive program E-mail sloanadmin@gsb.stanford.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​gsb.​stanford.​edu/​sloan/​
Part-time program phone N/A
Part-time program E-mail N/A
Part-time program website N/A
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program E-mail N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(25) Departments/concentrations
accounting not-for-profit management
e-commerce production/operations management
economics organizational behavior
entrepreneurship portfolio management
finance public administration
general management public policy
health care administration real estate
human resources management sports business
international business supply chain management/logistics
leadership quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
manufacturing and technology management technology
marketing other
management information systems
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand N/A
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time other, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available education, healthcare (medicine), law, public policy/administration, MBA/Environment & Resources. All master's degrees offered can be dual.

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
While benefiting from the GSB's strategically small size and revamped curriculum, students build 3 key capabilities:critical analytical thinking, personal leadership, and innovative thinking. The experience transforms students and launches them on a life of impact and meaning. The Knight Management Center, a new complex of 8 buildings around 3 quads, opened in April, 2011.
Executive program
Stanford's Executive Education programs provide research-based, globally relevant frameworks for addressing the issues senior executives face every day. Each program provides the tools executives need to harness change in their organizations and solve challenges faced today, and more importantly, the ones of tomorrow. Curriculum components vary by program. See: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/exed/
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program N/A

 

Business School Ranking

#1 Best Business Schools

(11) Ranking by Specialties

#5 in Accounting
#2 in Entrepreneurship
#14 in Executive M.B.A.
#6 in Finance
#8 in Information Systems
#11 in International
#2 in Management
#3 in Marketing
#2 in Nonprofit
#3 in Production / Operations
#3 in Supply Chain / Logistics

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 100
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 4.6
Acceptance rate 7.0% - Low
Average starting salary and bonus $140,972 - High
Average undergraduate GPA 3.70 - High
Average GMAT score 730 - High
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 75.6% - High
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 92.5% - High
Enrollment (full-time) 803

 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 803

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 803
Minority students 24.2%
International students 31.1%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) N/A
Minority students N/A
International students N/A
Gender distribution (part-time) N/A
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jack Edwards
Financial aid phone (650) 723-3282

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $55,200 per year
Required fees N/A
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $31,881
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $77,599

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 356
Teaching assistantships 0
Research assistantships 52
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Stanford University has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 385
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 279
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 75.6% - High
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 92.5% - High

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 214
Low base salary $52,000
Average base salary $127,189
High base salary $300,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $52,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $129,482
High base salary: U.S citizen $300,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $73,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $122,046
High base salary: Foreign nationals $250,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 111
Low signing bonus $5,000
Average signing bonus $26,573
High signing bonus $150,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $26,883
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $150,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $5,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $26,024
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $70,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 86
Low other compensation $4,000
Average other compensation $75,396
High other compensation $500,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $4,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $79,360
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $500,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $5,000
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $65,723
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $200,000

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 36
Marketing/sales low salary $75,000
Marketing/sales average salary $109,819
Marketing/sales high salary $175,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 4
Operations/production low salary $93,000
Operations/production average salary $105,125
Operations/production high salary $120,000
Number reporting general management jobs 17
General management low salary $75,000
General management average salary $125,765
General management high salary $300,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 81
Finance/accounting low salary $52,000
Finance/accounting average salary $141,333
Finance/accounting high salary $250,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 1
Management information systems (MIS) low salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) average salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) high salary N/A
Number reporting consulting jobs 66
Consulting low salary $80,000
Consulting average salary $122,538
Consulting high salary $145,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 1
Human resources low salary N/A
Human resources average salary N/A
Human resources high salary N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 8
Other occupations low salary $80,000
Other occupations average salary $117,000
Other occupations high salary $160,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 1
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 5
Manufacturing low salary $80,000
Manufacturing average salary $108,000
Manufacturing high salary $120,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 3
Non-profit low salary $73,000
Non-profit average salary $82,667
Non-profit high salary $95,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 33
Northeast low salary $95,000
Northeast average salary $141,894
Northeast high salary $250,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 2
Middle Atlantic low salary N/A
Middle Atlantic average salary N/A
Middle Atlantic high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 11
South low salary $75,000
South average salary $124,545
South high salary $175,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 10
Midwest low salary $52,000
Midwest average salary $114,800
Midwest high salary $160,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 4
Southwest low salary $125,000
Southwest average salary $133,750
Southwest high salary $150,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 112
West low salary $78,000
West average salary $126,878
West high salary $225,000
Number reporting jobs located internationally 42
International low salary $60,000
International average salary $117,892
International high salary $230,000
 


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