Stanford 2022-2023 Full-Time MBA: Application Deadlines, Decision and Notification Dates

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If you are an applicant to the Stanford 2022-2023 Full-Time MBA, MetroMBA has compiled a list of resources as your prepare your admissions journey below.

Stanford 2022-2023 Full-Time MBA Application Deadlines

Application Round Application Deadline Final Notification
Round 1 Sept. 13, 2022 Dec. 8, 2022
Round 2 Jan. 5, 2023 Mar. 30, 2023
Round 3 Apr. 11, 2023 May, 25, 2023
Applications should be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

Additional Notes on the Stanford Full-Time MBA 2022-2023 Application Process

Your completed application, including your letters of reference and application fee payment, is due at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time on the deadline date for the round in which you apply.

We cannot guarantee that we will review information sent to the MBA admissions office after the deadline of the round in which you apply.

2022–2023 Deadlines

Application Round Submit your application by … We will notify you …
Round 1 13 September 2022 8 December 2022
Round 2 05 January 2023 30 March 2023
Round 3 11 April 2023 25 May 2023

Selecting an Application Round

Stanford allows applicants to apply to one of the three application rounds each year and applicants may apply only once per application year.

Stanford encourages applicants not to rush their application, however have noted there are advantages to applying in either Round 1 or Round 2, including:

  • Ample time to complete recommended quantitative and/or English language coursework prior to arrival on campus.
  • Access to the on-campus housing lottery including Stanford GSB Residences (Jack McDonald Hall and Schwab Residential Center).
  • Additional time to complete the visa application process (Bechtel International Center).
  • The opportunity to attend Admit Weekend (there is no Admit Weekend for Round 3).

Decision Notification

Stanford posts your decision to your account on the notification dates listed above for the round in which you applied. They will also send an email to the address used to create your application profile to notify you when your decision is available. Once you hear back from Stanford, please share your results on Clear Admit’s MBA Livewire.

Highlights of the Stanford Full-Time MBA 2024 Class

If you are researching programs and deciding on where to apply, it is important to understand where you stack up against the competition. Below are important metrics for the Stanford Full-Time MBA.

Category Statistics
Total Applications 6,152
New Students 424
Average GMAT/GRE 737/327
Average GPA 3.76
Average Years of Work Experience 4.9 years
Class Split 44% female, 51% U.S. students of color, 37% International

MBA Checklist for the Stanford Full-Time MBA

  • All undergraduate and graduate institutions you are attending or have attended after high school (postsecondary school)
  • Academic degree(s) pursued and/or received
  • Grade point average (GPA)
  • Transcript of courses
  • Language proficiency
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • One-page resume and professional work experience
  • Two personal essays: 1) what matters most to you, and why? 2) Why Stanford?
  • Background, Activities & Interests, and Awards & Honors sections of the application, to tell Stanford more about yourself.
  • Optional short answer questions
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • $275 application fee

Additional Resources

  1. To learn about other applicants applying to the Stanford Full-Time MBA, check out the Stanford MBA LiveWire via Clear Admit, the leading independent resource for top-tier MBA applicants. MBA LiveWire is a social forum for applicants to share their journey throughout the admissions process.
  2. The application process can be overwhelming, fortunately you can view FAQ, Essay Topic Analysis, Interview Reports and much more via Clear Admit’s Stanford in-depth school profile here.


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