730 GMAT, 318 International Students: Harvard’s MBA Class Of 2017

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The Harvard Business School that takes pride in having a “truly diverse student body” in background, nationality, interests and ambitions, recently published the Class profile for its MBA Class of 2017. The Class has some truly impressive stats. 

Harvard says it has enrolled 937 candidates for its MBA course so far. 

The percentage admitted stands at 11% from 9683 applications received with a yield of 91%.

The class has 389 women (42%) while US ethnic minorities constituted 260 (28%). The average age of students was 27. It also has 318 international students (34%) representing 64 countries.

For the class, the GMAT middle 80% range was 700-760, median GMAT 730 and average GPA was 3.66.

As far as citizenship is concerned, North Americans numbering 665 constituted 71%, with US at 619 (66%). Asians followed with 126(14%) and Europeans at 84(9%).

The class has 389 women (42%) while US ethnic minorities constituted 260 (28%). The average age of students was 27. It also has 318 international students (34%) representing 64 countries.

Regarding educational background, 421 (45%) students were from economics/business followed by STEM 339 (36%) and humanities/social sciences 177 (19%).

As far as their pre-MBA industry experience is concerned, 164 (18%) were from venture capital/private equity followed by Consulting 146(16%) and 129 (14%).

Meanwhile, the class of 2016 has internship statistics of an offer of base salary at $2,383-12,000 and median other guaranteed compensation of $6,000.

Financial Services topped the options with 30% of students choosing it followed by Technology at 19% and Consulting 15%.

Other options were Healthcare (9%), Manufacturing (6%), Consumer Products (6%), Entertainment media (5%), Retail/Trading (4%) and Non-profit/Government (2%).

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For the class of 2015, the base salary was at $90,000-161,250 with a median signing bonus of $50,000 and median other guaranteed compensation of $82,500.

Financial services attracted 31% followed by Consulting 24% with technology 20% in the third spot. These were followed by Health Care (6%), manufacturing (5%), Non-profit/government (4%), retail/trading (3%), entertainment/media (2%) and services (2%).

MBA Class of 2017

MBA Class of 2017

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