The Ultimate B-School Test: How Many MBA Applicants Want That Class Seat

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business

Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business

 

THE METRIC TO WATCH: APPLICANTS PER CLASS SEAT

 

School Applicants Per Seat Applications Class Size
  1. Stanford GSB 19.5 7,899 406
  2. UC-Berkeley (Haas) 14.6 3,592 246
  3. Washington Univ. (Olin) 11.2 1,579 141
  4. Yale SOM 10.6 3,449 326
  5. MIT (Sloan) 10.5 4,254 406
  6. Harvard 10.3 9,686 937
  7. Northwestern (Kellogg) 9.5 4,650 492
  7. UCLA (Anderson) 9.5 3,533 372
  9. NYU (Stern) 9.1 3,696 405
10. Dartmouth (Tuck) 9.0 2,585 286
11. Texas-Austin (McCombs) 8.6 2,266 265
12. UNC (Kenan-Flagler) 8.5 2,357 276
13. Emory (Goizueta) 8.3 1,384 166
14. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 8.2 1,698 208
14. U of Washington (Foster) 8.2 1,045 128
14. IESE Business School 8.2 2,300 280
17. USC (Marshall) 8.0 1,780 223
18. Michigan (Ross) 7.9 3,207 407
18. Indiana (Kelley) 7.9 1,471 186
20. Virginia (Darden) 7.7 2,579 334
20. Penn (Wharton) 7.7 6,590 861
20. Duke (Fuqua) 7.7 3,454 450
23. Columbia 7.6 5,829 762
24. Chicago (Booth) 7.3 4,286 585
25. Georgetown (McDonough) 6.9 1,867 270
25. Minnesota (Carlson) 6.9 594 86
27. Rice (Jones) 6.7 775 116
28. Cornell (Johnson)/td> 6.2 1,704 274
29. London Business School 5.7 2,374 417
29. Notre Dame (Mendoza) 5.7 692 122
31. Cambridge (Judge) 5.5 842 153
32. Ohio State (Fisher) 5.3 607 114
33. Vanderbilt (Owen) 5.1 879 174
34. OxFord (Said) 3.4 1,152 340
35. INSEAD 2.5 2,545 1,024

Source: Poets&Quants

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