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NYU Stern MBA Class Profile | Breakdown

As NYU Stern welcomes its MBA class of 2025, we break down the latest NYU Stern MBA class profile covering GMAT scores, diversity stats, and more

Mon Oct 2 2023

A stone's throw away from Greenwich Village, NYU Stern School of Business is known for its strengths in finance and fashion, with students reaping all the benefits of life in central NYC. Ranked among the top 25 MBA programs in the world, NYU Stern has just welcomed its MBA class of 2025. 

If you're considering applying to NYU Stern, you need to understand what kind of students fill the MBA class and how to leverage your own experience and background in your application.

NYU Stern received 3,075 applications, admitted 966 students, and enrolled 327, with an admission rate of 31% this year. Applications to NYU Stern were down 13% on the previous year.

Students in the NYU Stern MBA class of 2025 include professionals from financial services, nonprofits, the arts, and education, technology, engineering, law, the military, and more. 46 nationalities are represented in the class.

In this BusinessBecause Breakdown, we explore the NYU Stern MBA class profile, covering class GMAT scores, diversity statistics, and students' previous experiences.


NYU Stern MBA Class of 2025 | Overview

The entering MBA class of 2025 is academically impressive. There are students with a range of undergraduate majors from engineering, math, and science, to social science, economics, and the humanities. The class also has an average GMAT score of 732, one of the highest in NYU Stern's history, and consistent with the last cohort's average score of 733. 

The average age of the MBA cohort is 28, with the youngest in the class aged 21 and the oldest 37. To enroll in the MBA class at NYU Stern is to also enroll in a classroom fueled by diversity. Female representation sits at 43% in this cohort, slightly down from last year's 45%, which was the highest in NYU Stern's history.

There are 46 countries represented, 47% of students are from minority backgrounds, 17% of the class are from underrepresented minorities.  48% are international. 

Read: NYU Stern’s Dean Talks Big Data, Machine Learning, And The Tech MBA


GMAT scores

As the standardized admissions test for business schools, the GMAT scores of an MBA class are a good benchmark for assessing a class's quality. 

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