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NYU Stern

Graduate School (MBA)
New York, NY
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Overview

Nestled in the bustling heart of New York City, NYU Stern is a hub of elite business education, known for its rigorous curriculum and expansive global alumni network. Stern's commitment to developing forward-thinking leaders equips students to navigate and excel in today's multifaceted global business landscape, offering a transformative education that encourages both personal and professional advancement, positioning its graduates to make impactful contributions in the business world.

Class Size
327
Region
US Northeast
Acceptance Rate
31.4%
GPA (Average)
3.61
GMAT (Average)
732
Annual Cost of Attendance
$126,874

Application Stats

NYU Stern had an acceptance rate of 31.4% with a total of 3,075 applications received, and 966 of these applications were accepted. The yield rate was 33.9%.

Applications Received
3,075
Acceptance Rate
31.4%
Accepted
966
Yield Rate
33.9%

Demographics

International Students
48%
Countries Represented
46
Women
43%
US Minority
47%
Underrepresented Minorities
17%
LGBTQ+
13%
Veterans
13%

Test Scores

Stern has no minimum standardized test score requirements. In addition to the GMAT, GMAT Focus Edition, and GRE, NYU Stern also accepts the Executive Assessment Test (EA), MCAT, LSAT, and DAT.

GMAT (Average)
732
GRE Quant (Average)
163
GRE Verbal (Average)
163

Beyond The Numbers

Education

NYU Stern students have a diverse academic foundation, with 27% holding degrees in Business and another 27% in Engineering, Math, or Science. Social Sciences and Economics are also well represented, comprising 19% and 17% respectively, and 10% come from the Arts, Humanities, or other fields. The average GPA stands at 3.61.

Undergraduate Majors
27%
Business
27%
Engineering, Math, Science
19%
Social Sciences
17%
Economics
10%
Arts, Humanities, Other
GPA (Average)
3.61

Work Experience

At NYU Stern, MBA students have a variety of pre-MBA industry experiences, with the largest segments being Financial Services (26%) and Consulting (12%). The average work experience among incoming students is 5.2 years, illustrating a seasoned cohort entering the program.

Pre-MBA Industries
26%
Financial Services
12%
Consulting
10%
Technology
8%
Military / Government
6%
Media/Entertainment
6%
Health/Pharma/Biotech
6%
Other
6%
Non-Profit / Arts / Education
5%
Services
5%
Consumer Products/Retail
3%
Advertising, Public Relations
2%
Engineering
2%
Law
2%
Manufacturing, Import/Export, Trade
1%
Energy
Years of Work Experience (Average)
5.2

Post-MBA

After graduating from NYU Stern, a significant 41.9% of the class of 2023 entered consulting, making it the most popular industry, followed by financial services at 29.4%, which includes a notable 23.3% in investment banking. This trend underscores NYU Stern's strong alignment with traditional MBA career paths. The data also shows a remarkable inclination towards technology and telecommunications, accounting for 14.2% of employment, indicative of the school's adaptability to the evolving business landscape.

Base Salary (Median)
$170,000
Signing Bonus (Median)
$35,000
Students receiving job offer
94.3%

2023-24 Application Deadlines

ROUND 1
September 18, 2023
DECISION
December 1, 2023
ROUND 2
October 18, 2023
DECISION
January 1, 2024
ROUND 3
January 18, 2024
DECISION
April 1, 2024

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