The B-School Class of 2015: By The Numbers

Portrait Of The Class of 2015 At The Top 10 U.S. MBA Programs  — GMATs & GPAs

 

2012 P&Q Rank & School                Class of 2015 Average GMAT   2014 Average GMAT   2015 Average GPA    2014 Average GPA
  1. Harvard7277243.673.67
  2. Stanford GSB7327293.733.69
  3. Chicago (Booth)7237203.573.52
  4. Pennsylvania (Wharton)7257183.60*3.60
  5. Northwestern (Kellogg)7157083.543.59
  6. MIT (Sloan)7137103.53*3.53
  7. Columbia7167153.503.50
  8. Dartmouth (Tuck)7197173.533.49
  9. UC-Berkeley (Haas)7147153.613.61
10. Duke (Fuqua)6946903.403.40

Source: Schools     Notes: An asterisk is an estimate

 

Portrait Of The Class of 2015 — Women & International Enrollment

 

2012 P&Q Rank & School                      Class of 2015 Women   2014 Women   2015 International   2014 International  
  1. Harvard41%40%34%34%
  2. Stanford GSB36%35%41%42%
  3. Chicago (Booth)35%35%36%32%
  4. Pennsylvania (Wharton)42%43%35%38%
  5. Northwestern (Kellogg)36%34%36%38%
  6. MIT (Sloan)34%35%41%40%
  7. Columbia36%36%36%32%
  8. Dartmouth (Tuck)34%33%32%33%
  9. UC-Berkeley (Haas)29%31%37%37%
10. Duke (Fuqua)32%33%41%40%

Source: Schools     Notes: An asterisk is an estimate

Portrait Of The Class of 2015 — Applications & Acceptance Rates

 

2012 P&Q Rank & School              Class of 2015 Apps  2014 Apps  Percentage Change  2015 Selectivity  2014 Selectivity
  1. Harvard9,3158,9633.9%11.8%11.5%
  2. Stanford GSB7,1086,7165.8%6.8%7.1%
  3. Chicago (Booth)4,4304,0319.9%21.0%23.0%
  4. Pennsylvania (Wharton)6,0366,408-5.8%22.0%20.0%
  5. Northwestern (Kellogg)4,9644,5838.3%22.9%22.9%
  6. MIT (Sloan)4,3004,0007.5%15.2%*15.6%
  7. Columbial5,7655,4096.6%18.1%20.8%
  8. Dartmouth (Tuck)2,6802,5027.1%20.8%20.4%
  9. UC-Berkeley (Haas)3,4223,3522.1%13.9%*13.8%
10. Duke (Fuqua)3,1763,1610.5%26.0%27.5%

Source: Schools

Notes: An asterisk is an estimate

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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.