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Class Profile: Class of 2023

At Yale SOM, you will always find someone in the classroom who is knowledgeable about the subjects you want to learn. The school attracts broadminded and intellectually curious students with a diversity of backgrounds and interests. With our small size, supportive culture, and emphasis on working in teams, this diversity becomes a true strength and opportunity for you to broaden your horizons and your networks. Get to know us through the numbers below or read profiles of some of our students.

Data gathered at fall matriculation.

Class of 2023 Overview

349

Total enrollment

43%

Women

44%

International passport holders1

9% 

LGBTQ+

9%

First-generation college students

9%

Joint-degree students

4.4

Average years of work experience

1 Includes U.S. Permanent Residents and Dual Citizens

U.S. Race / Ethnicity1

49%

U.S. Students of Color
(% of U.S. Students)2

20%

U.S. Underrepresented Students of Color
(% of U.S. Students)3

  Federal Guidelines Reporting4 Multi-Dimensional Reporting5
American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 1%
Asian American 58 25% 71 30%
Black/African American 17 7% 19 8%
Hispanic/Latinx 28 12% 28 12%
White 117 50% 149 64%
Multi-Race 11 5% n/a n/a
Did Not Report 2 1% 2 1%

1 All U.S. Race/Ethnicity data is shown as a percentage of U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents (n=233).
2 Students who identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander, Asian American, Black/African American or Hispanic/Latinx (n=114).
3 Students who identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander, Black/African American or Hispanic/Latinx (n=47).
4 Federal Guidelines report students who identify with more than one race or ethnicity under a single category.  Students who identify as Hispanic/Latinx and any other race are represented as Hispanic/Latinx only.  Students who identify with more than one race are represented as Multi-race only.
5 Multi-Dimensional reporting allows for students who identify with more than one race or ethnicity to be represented in each category with which they identify.  As a result, the total may exceed 100%.

Examples:

  • A student who identifies as Hispanic/Latinx and Black/African American is represented only as Hispanic/Latinx under the Federal Guidelines and as both Hispanic/Latinx and Black/African American under Multi-Dimensional Reporting.  This student is included as both a U.S. Student of Color and a U.S. Underrepresented Student of Color.

  • A student who identifies as Black/African American and White is represented as Multi-Race under the Federal Guidelines and as both Black/African American and White under Multi-Dimensional Reporting.  This student is included as both a U.S. Student of Color and a U.S. Underrepresented Student of Color.

  • A student who identifies as Asian American and White is represented as Multi-Race under the Federal Guidelines and as both Asian American and White under Multi-Dimensional Reporting.  This student is included as a U.S. Student of Color but not a U.S. Underrepresented Student of Color.

Citizenship by Region

40 Countries Represented1

MBA class profile regions: North America 67%, Asia Pacific 19%, Europe 5%, Mexico Caribbean and Latin America 5%, Africa and Middle East 4%

1 Based on primary and secondary citizenship

Pre-SOM

Industry

Pre-SOM industries: Consulting 24%, Financial Services 17%, Non-profit 14%, Technology 10%, Media/Entertainment 7%, Government 7%, Healthcare 5%, Energy 5%, Manufacturing 4%, Consumer Goods 3%,  Other 2%, Retail 1%, Transportation/Logistics 1%

Function

MBA class profile by function: Consulting 36%, Other 21%, Financial/Accounting 17%, General Management 13%, Marketing/Sales 5%, Operations/Logistics 5%, Information Technology 2%, Human Resources 1%

Sector

MBA class profile by sector: For-profit 75%, Non-profit 16%, Government 10%

Education and test scores

GMAT

730

Median GMAT

690-760

Middle 80% GMAT Range

GRE

166

Median GRE-V

160-170

Middle 80% GRE-V Range

165

Median GRE-Q

160-170 

Middle 80% GRE-Q Range

36% 

with GRE scores

GPA

3.69

Median Undergraduate GPA*

3.30-3.92

80% Range of Undergraduate GPA

Undergraduate Majors

MBA class profile by undergraduate major: Humanities and Social Sciences 28%, STEM 27%, Business 23%, Economics 22%

* GPA is reported for US schools, 4.0 grading scale, where GPA appears on transcript

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