Harvard vs Stanford - Comparison of class profile, statistics and rankings
Harvard Class Profile Stanford Class Profile
MBA program rankings
Financial Times (FT.com) MBA rankings 1
USNews MBA rankings 1 1
Business Week Rankings 4
The Economist MBA Rankings 8
Class profile
Average GMAT score 730 (median) 729
GMAT score range 550-780 550-790
Average work experience 4.2 years
Work experience range 0-14.4 years
Total applications 9315 6716
Admitted applicants 1118
Final enrollments 941 398
Female students 41% 35%
Average age of students 27
International students in class 35% 42%
Countries represented 60
Pre-MBA industry background
Technology / Communications 11% 11%
Consulting 19% 18%
Venture capital / Private equity 16% 17%
Financial services 14% 12%
Manufacturing 7%
Non-profit 7%
Healthcare / Pharmaceuticals / Biotech 6% 2%
Consumer / Retail 7%
Undergraduate majors
Humanities / Arts 18% 46%
Business / Economics 43%
Business 17%
Engineering / Computer 39% (STEM) 37% (STEM)