|Harvard MBA||Stanford MBA|
Admission (Class of 2017)
|Work Experience||4.1 years(Mean)||4 years (Median)|
|GMAT Score||730 (Median)||733(Mean)|
Though Harvard receives more applications than Stanford, Stanford is more selective. This is due to Harvard intake which is twice larger than Stanford. The Median GMAT score in both schools is similar but students enrolled in the Stanford MBA have a higher GPA than Harvard MBA students. The Stanford intake is more international but Harvard recruits students from more countries. Also, the proportion of U.S. minorities is more important at Harvard. However, the proportion of female students in both schools is similar.
|Tuition fees||$61,225 for the first year||$64,050 for the first year|
Studying an MBA at Stanford is slighlty more expensive.
|U.S. News & World Report||2||1|
The Harvard MBA is better ranked than the Stanford MBA.
Post Graduation (Class of 2015)
|Median Base Salary||$130,000||$130,000|
|Median Signing Bonus||$25,000||$25,000|
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The median base salary and median signing bonus of both schools are similar.