Chicago Booth | Mr. Corp Dev
GMAT 730, GPA 3.34
USC Marshall | Mr. Supply Chain Guru
GMAT GMAT Waiver, GPA 2.6
Chicago Booth | Mr. Non-Profit Latino
GMAT 710, GPA 3.06
Stanford GSB | Mr. Healthcare AI
GRE 366, GPA 3.91
INSEAD | Ms. Social Business
GMAT 750, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Ms. Risk-Taker
GRE 310 (to retake), GPA 3 (recalculated)
HEC Paris | Ms. Freelancer
GMAT 710, GPA 5.3
Harvard | Mr. Hedge Funder
GMAT 790, GPA 3.82
Harvard | Mr. Fresh Perspective
GRE 318, GPA 3.0
Kellogg | Mr. Danish Raised, US Based
GMAT 710, GPA 10.6 out of 12
Harvard | Mr. Green Energy Revolution
GMAT 740, GPA 3.4
Harvard | Mr. MPP/MBA
GRE 325, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Ms. Analytical Leader
GMAT 760, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBB to PM
GRE 338, GPA 4.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. Technopreneur
GRE 328, GPA 3.2
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Hanging By A Thread
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
London Business School | Mr. College Dropout
Harvard | Mr. MBB Latino Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.75
Stanford GSB | Ms. Top Firm Consulting
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
INSEAD | Mr. Truth
GMAT 670, GPA 3.2
INSEAD | Mr. Powerlifting President
GMAT 750, GPA 8.1/10
Harvard | Mr. Mojo
GMAT 720, GPA 3.3
Ross | Mr. Law To MBA
GRE 321, GPA 3.77
Stanford GSB | Mr. Failed Startup Founder
GMAT 740, GPA 4
Wharton | Mr. African Impact
GMAT 720, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Mr. Sommelier
GMAT 710, GPA 3.62
Wharton | Mr. MBA When Ready
GMAT 700 (expected), GPA 2.1

America’s Wealthiest Business Schools

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business

Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business

Ranking Schools On Endowment Per Student

SchoolEndowment Per StudentTotal EndowmentTotal Students
Yale SOM$968,709$743,000,000767
Dartmouth (Tuck)$585,538$332,000,000567
Vanderbilt (Owen)$527,915$299,327,811567
Virginia (Darden)$511,737$436,000,000852
MIT (Sloan)$505,823$812,858,1781,607
Northwestern (Kellogg)$365,247$866,000,0002,500
UPenn (Wharton)$259,774$1,289,000,0004,962
Chicago (Booth)$222,627$734,000,0003,297
Duke (Fuqua)$183,620$266,800,0001,453
Cornell (Johnson)$174,603$209,000,001,197
Washington (Olin)$147,779$326,000,0002,206
UC-Berkeley (Haas)$137,758$307,200,0002,230
Michigan (Ross)$132,018$435,000,0003,295
Babson College$116,911$348,628,9292,982
UCLA (Anderson)$105,882$216,000,0002,040
Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)$99,260$161,595,0001,628
Rennselaer (Lally)$92,784$45,000,000485
Rochester (Simon)$88,725$96,000,0001,082
Emory (Goizueta)$71,633$125,000,0001,745
UNC (Kenan-Flagler)$71,106$173,000,0002,433
William & Mary (Mason)$69,018$67,500,000978
Brigham Young (Marriott)$64,641$194,700,0003,012
NYU (Stern)$59,306$347,000,0005,851
Washington (Foster)$57,000$160,000,0002,807
Georgia Tech (Scheller)$56,125$115,000,0002,049
USC (Marshall)$52,293$309,000,0005,602
Texas-Austin (McCombs)$42,232$272,900,0006,462
Minnesota (Carlson)$40,906$179,250,0774,382
Michigan State (Broad)$38,932$124,347,9183,194
Oklahoma (Price)$37,753$130,436,0993,455
Georgetown (McDonough)$35,968$91,322,3742,539
Texas Christian (Neeley)$31,604$77,430,0002,450
Rochester Tech (Saunders)$29,482$31,221,8461,059
Purdue (Krannert)$28,069$91,000,0003,242
Florida (Warrington)$27,696$178,000,0006,427
Tulane (Freeman)$25,352$73,900,0002,905
Missouri (Trulaske)$22,866$116,550,2195,097
Iowa (Tippie)$21,495$75,553,7113,515
Virginia Tech (Pamplin)$20,664$90,030,6284,357
Syracuse (Whitman)$20,275$57,541,6012,838
Ohio State (Fisher)$17,530$134,000,0007,644
Oregon (Lundquist)$17,235$71,422,0134,144
Hawaii (Shidler)$17,401$26,000,0001,494
Texas A&M (Mays)$17,134$103,881,0306,603
Univ. of Miami$16,580$53,571,0003,231
Utah (Eccles)$15,306$75,000,0004,900
Univ. of San Diego$14,952$28,199,0401,886
USC (Moore)$14,385$83,435,5025,800
Indiana (Kelley)$13,863$107,990,8417,790
UC-Irvine (Merage)$13,191$21,000,0001,592
Alabama (Culverhouse)$12,193$101,102,8768,292
Delaware (Lerner)$11,658$46,633,7874,000
New Mexico (Anderson)$11,348$20,426,5711,800
George Washington$9,397$32,973,6833,509
Arizona (Eller)$9,377$61,421,0006,550

Source: Business schools reporting to Poets&Quants  Notes: Total students includes undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students enrolled in 2014-2015.

Author Daniel Bonsoms

Author Daniel Bonsoms

Daniel Bonsoms, a CFA, is undecided on which MBA offer he will ultimately accept. He’s worked in private equity for the past four years and currently lives in Los Angeles.

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.