Real Humans of MIT Sloan’s MBA Class of 2022
484 students comprise the MBA Class of 2022 at the Cambridge, Massachusetts, institution. Thirty-eight percent of the new class are women and a third are international. In addition to reporting along federal guidelines, MIT Sloan also employs multi-dimensional reporting so that students who identify as more than one race or ethnicity are represented that way in the class. Based on federal reporting, 8 percent of the class are African American, 18 percent are Asian American, 11 percent are Hispanic, and 2 percent are multi-race. Multi-dimensional reporting reveals Indigenous North American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander representation in the class and increases the representation of Black and Hispanic students by one percent.
During their undergraduate years, MIT MBAs averaged a 3.54 GPA. A third had majored in engineering and 19 percent had studied economics. Sixteen percent had pursued business majors and 10 percent math/science. Eight percent studied the social sciences and 4 percent the humanities.
After undergrad, MIT MBAs accumulated an average of five years of work experience. Their pre-MBA experience spanned industries including consulting (22%), financial services (17%) and technology (15%). Thirteen percent of the Sloan MBA Class of 2022 matriculated with experience in the government/education/non-profit sectors. Nine percent came from healthcare/pharma/biotech and five percent in the energy field. Others joined with field experience in manufacturing, consumer products and other industries. When it came time to take the GMAT, the median score for Sloan MBAs landed at 720. The 80 percent range spanned 680 to 760. For those who took the GRE, the 80 percent range of scores in Verbal clocked in at 155-167 and 156-168 in Quant.
Meet some students beyond the numbers in the following pages, as they share their MBA admissions journeys, what they learned during the application process and why they chose MIT Sloan.