The incoming class also saw some shifts among undergraduate backgrounds. This year, the percentage of undergrads with majors in science, technology, engineering and math fell to 26% from 30%, while the percentage with majors in economics and business increased to 48% from 44%. MBA students with humanities backgrounds rose slightly to 27% of the class, up from 26% a year earlier.
Smith said yield–the percentage of admits who enroll at the school–was up. She also noted that the school would enroll a greater number of students to its one-year MBA program, up about ten people to 128.