As of September 2012, the Stanford Graduate School of Business has 27,208 living alumni and has awarded a total of 30,621 degrees.
|Program||Degrees Awarded Since the School's Founding||Living Alumni by Program*||% Living Alumni|
*Even though a number of our alumni hold multiple GSB degrees, individuals are counted once, according to the degree hierarchy listed above. These figures include degree and certificate holders and those who were enrolled in a program for three or more quarters but did not graduate.
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|Reported Geographic Distribution**||Total||% Total Alumni|
|- Bay Area||7,138||26.2%|
|- Elsewhere in the U.S.A.||11,601||42.6%|
**Based on addresses of living alumni reported in the Alumni Directory as of September 2012.
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|Chapter||Total||% Total Alumni||Chapters||Total||% Total Alumni|
Gender - MBA Living Alumni
|Class Decade||Women||% Decade||Men||% Decade||Grand Total|
Alumni Participation : Fiscal Year 2012
- 12.1% (3,305) of all GSB alumni provided volunteer support for GSB programs.
- 16.2% (4,409) of all GSB alumni attended GSB-sponsored events here and around the world.
- 22.3% (6,059) of all GSB alumni showed their support to the GSB through volunteering and attendance at GSB activities.
- 40.1% of our MBA alumni made a gift to the GSB.
- 36.6% (9,955) of of all GSB alumni supported the GSB by volunteering, attending events, or donating to the GSB.
Degrees - Living Alumni
Highlights from 2012 Alumni Survey
- 24% are self-employed, 48% full-time, 15% are retired.
- 44% founded companies, majority are private corporations.
- 66% switched industries, 22% have taken a position for which social responsibility was an important part of the job choice.
- 43% worked outside the US for at least a year.
- 50% left or lost a job without having another job lined up.
- 53% served on a non-profit board, 34% a for-profit board.
- 44% moved up to C-level management.
Personal and Professional Satisfaction
MBAs strongly agree:
- 56% that the GSB had a transformational impact on their lives.
- 43% that the pioneering spirit is a core value of the GSB.
- 85% would recommend the GSB to others.
- 50% (54% men, 36% women) are satisfied with their most recent career position.
- 36% men and 31% women have achieved a good balance between work and personal life.
- 30% of men and only 15% of women that the same opportunities are available to both men and women in their industry.
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