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