New Stanford Class Sets Several Records

How Stanford’s Class of 2016 Compares with the Class of 2015

 

Criteria Class of 2016 Class of 2015
Applications 7,355 7,108
Enrolled Class 410 406
Female 42% 36%
International Students 44% 41%
Countries Represented (including dual citizens) 62 54
U.S. Minority 23% 21%
U.S. Colleges Represented 86 86
Non-U.S. Colleges Represented 72 99
Mean Years of Work Experience 4 years 4 years
Years of Work Experience Range 0-15 0-12
GMAT Range 550-790 550-790
GMAT Average 732 732
TOEFL Range 100-120 102-119
TOEFL Average 112 113
UNDERGRAD MAJORS
Humanities/Social Science 48% 51%
Business 14% 14%
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) 38% 35%
Advanced Degree Holders 19% 15%
PREVIOUS INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Consulting 20% 20%
Private Equity/Venture Capital 15% 17%
Financial Services 10% 10%
Government/Military/Non-Profit 15% 13%
Consumer Products & Services 7% 11%
Biotech or Healthcare 6% 5%
Technology 13% 12%
Clean Tech, Energy, or Environmental 5% 5%
Manufacturing 2% 3%
Entertainment or Media 5% 4%
Organizations Represented 312 300

Source: Stanford Class Profiles

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