Stanford GSB | Ms. Startup Poet
GRE 330, GPA 3.2
HEC Paris | Mr. iOS App Developer
GMAT 610, GPA 3.3
INSEAD | Mr. Sailor in Suit
GMAT 740, GPA 3.6
Tuck | Mr. Global Corp Comms
GRE 325, GPA 3.4
London Business School | Mr. Global Graduate Scheme
GMAT 750, GPA 7.2/10
IU Kelley | Ms. Biracial Single Mommy
, GPA 2.5/3.67 Grad
Stanford GSB | Mr. Energy Reform
GMAT 700, GPA 3.14 of 4
Harvard | Mr. Startup
GRE 327, GPA 3.35
Harvard | Mr. Public Finance
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Rocket Scientist Lawyer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.65 Cumulative
Kellogg | Mr. Danish Raised, US Based
GMAT 710, GPA 10.6 out of 12
Darden | Mr. Leading Petty Officer
GRE (MCAT) 501, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Ms. Almost Ballerina
GRE ..., GPA ...
Darden | Mr. Federal Consultant
GMAT 780, GPA 3.26
Harvard | Mr. Polyglot
GMAT 740, GPA 3.65
Darden | Mr. Engineer Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.47
Stanford GSB | Mr. Navy Officer
GMAT 770, GPA 4.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. Systems Change
GMAT 730, GPA 4
Tuck | Mr. Consulting To Tech
GMAT 750, GPA 3.2
Harvard | Ms. Ambitious Hippie
GRE 329, GPA 3.9
Harvard | Mr. Milk Before Cereals
GMAT 710, GPA 3.3 (16/20 Portuguese scale)
Harvard | Mr. Sales To Consulting
GMAT 760, GPA 3.49
INSEAD | Ms. Hope & Goodwill
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
INSEAD | Mr. Airline Captain
GMAT 740, GPA 3.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBB to PM
GRE 338, GPA 4.0
Darden | Ms. Unicorn Healthcare Tech
GMAT 730, GPA 3.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBA Class of 2023
GMAT 725, GPA 3.5

The Best B-School Alumni Networks in the U.S.

And, it goes without saying, the likelihood that grads will reach into their pockets and give back to their alma maters.

ALUMNI NETWORKS AT THE TOP 25 BUSINESS SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.

SchoolPercentage of Alumni GivingMedian GiftNo. of Living MBA AlumsActive Alumni ClubsCountries with Clubs
Dartmouth (Tuck)67%$2008,9766020
Yale46%$1256,003174
Virginia (Darden)43%$1509,6649044
Stanford41%$25017,0836033
Notre Dame (Mendoza)35%$2005,45627442
Harvard Business School27%$25043,5859837
Cornell (Johnson)23%$150*13,014157
Northwestern (Kellogg)22%*$150*41,5038041
Duke (Fuqua)20%$20014,1923414
Pennsylvania (Wharton)20%*$200*39,7797840
UCLA (Anderson)20%$10020,1533211
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)19%$1008,3043513
USC (Marshall)19%$35025,7004722
Chicago (Booth)18%*$125*44,7728938
MIT (Sloan)18%*$100*NANANA
Berkeley (Haas)17%$20011,3028729
Emory (Goizueta)17%$1508,2332818
Columbia Business School16%$20039,0005735
UNC (Kenan-Flagler)15%$1009,8254014
Michigan (Ross)14%$10026,6605125
Indiana (Kelley)12%$12014,534131
NYU (Stern)10%**$125*42,8636242
SMU (Cox)10%$10010,6513022
Texas-Austin (McCombs)8%$10017,7263513
Minnesota (Carlson)5%$7015,26811

Source: Business Schools  * Estimate by Poets&Quants ** Includes all Stern alumni

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About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.