We dip back into our Real Humans: MBA Students series for the Stanford GSB Class of 2024. 424 students matriculated to the California campus in the fall of 2022. Forty-four percent of the latest class are women and 37 percent are international. More than half of the class’s U.S. citizens and permanent residents identify as people of color (51 percent), with the numbers of Black and Hispanic students reaching their highest levels in history under the program’s multi-identity reporting.
During their undergraduate years, 24 percent had majored in engineering and another 21 percent in economics. A fifth had majored in business followed by 19 percent in social sciences. Nine percent earned degrees in math or science. Their average GPA landed at 3.67.
When it came time to take the GMAT, the Stanford MBA Class of 2024 averaged a score of 737. The range of GMAT scores came in at 630 to 790. For those who chose to take the GRE, their average scores clocked in at 163 for Quant and 164 for Verbal.
The new Stanford MBAs matriculated with an average of nearly five years of work experience. Twenty percent came from investment management, private equity, or venture capital roles, and another 20 percent had worked in consulting. Fifteen percent of the class hailed from the technology sector. Eight percent of the class previously worked in government, education, or the nonprofit sector while four percent are veterans and three percent have worked in manufacturing.
Beyond the class stats, get to know some new students in the following pages. Three new members hail from management consulting at McKinsey, investment banking, and the medical field to share their stories about admissions and impressions of the Stanford community.