This is part of our series profiling different graduate degree programs and graduate schools at U.S. universities for international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa. This week we profile Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Located in sunny Stanford, California, the Stanford University Graduate School of Business is an excellent option for international students to receive their MBA. The opportunities available in California are plentiful, and a world-class business school only adds to California’s appeal.
- The last entering class into the MBA program comprised of 41% international students, with representation from 61 different countries.
The Graduate School of Business strives to teach its student to become leaders in order to reimagine and impact the world. They hope to help their students discover better ways to lead and teach. The Stanford University Graduate School of Business is built upon collaboration and innovation.
The Stanford University Graduate School of Business is both nationally and globally recognized as a premier business school.
According to US News, the Graduate School of Business has the following rankings:
- #6 in Accounting,
- #2 in Entrepreneurship,
- #5 in Finance,
- #7 in Information Systems,
- #5 in International Business,
- #2 in Management,
- #3 in Marketing,
- #2 in Nonprofit,
- #5 in Production/Operations,
- #7 in Supply Chain/Logistics.
As you can see, the Graduate School of Business is highly ranked in a diverse range of categories. Almost all of their programs are ranked among the top ten, with many even in the top five.
Their top three ranking in international business makes it an excellent option for international students.
Departments and Programs
- Global Management,
- Human Resources,
- Information Technology,
- Managerial Economics,
- Organizational Behavior,
- Political Economics,
- Public Management,
- Strategic Management.
As you can see above, the Graduate School of Business offers a wide variety of the different aspects of business that appeal to international students.
Like most schools, the Stanford University Graduate School of Business has its own set of required materials for its applicants. Stanford does have a general set of requirements for its applications. The required materials include: