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Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Percentage of Women MBA Students

Percentage of Women MBA Students

Over the past decade, the percentage of women MBA students has been on the rise across leading business schools. USC Marshall was the first leading business school to achieve gender parity while others have achieved or continue to strive for that benchmark. The Forté Foundation has also consistently reported that women are either gaining or holding their ground on b-school campuses–and, most recently, reported record highs.

Look at the chart below to see the percentage of female MBA students at leading business schools around the globe.

Business School % Women
Arizona State University W.P. School of Business 45%
Bocconi School of Management 30%
Boston College Carroll School of Management 29%
Cambridge Judge 42%
Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business 36%
Columbia Business School 44%
Cornell University SC Johnson Graduate School of Management 43%
Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business 44%
Duke University Fuqua School of Business 45%
Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University 43%
Emory University Goizueta School of Business 34%
Esade 43%
ESCP 55%
ESMT Berlin 30%
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business 31%
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business 37%
Harvard Business School 45%
HEC Paris 40%
IE Business School 33%
IESE Business School 35%
IMD Business School 36%
Imperial College of Business 33%
Indiana University Kelley School of Business 38%
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School 51%
London Business School 43%
Manchester AMBS 46%
Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University 26%
MIT Sloan School of Management 46%
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management 48%
Notre Dame University Mendoza College of Business 31%
NYU Stern School of Business 43%
Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business 43%
Owen Graduate School of Business of Vanderbilt University 33%
Oxford Saïd Business School 51%
Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business 36%
SMU Cox School of Business 48%*
Stanford Graduate School of Business 46%
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business 41%
UCI Merage School of Business 35%
UCLA Anderson School of Management 40%
University of Chicago Booth School of Business 42%
University of Georgia Terry College of Business 29%
University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business 43%
University of Minnesota Curtis L. Carlson School of Management 40%
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School 33%
University of Rochester Simon Business School 49%
University of Toronto Rotman School of Management 49%
USC Marshall School of Business 35%
UT Austin McCombs School of Business 35%
UVA Darden School of Business 37%
UW Foster School of Business 47%
Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School 37%
The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania 50%
Yale School of Management 40%

*Class of 2024

The data for the chart in this Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Percentage of Women MBA Students has been drawn from the full-time Classes of 2025, except for one-year programs.