HBS Profile

Our HBS profile will supply you with the basic information you need when considering applying to HBS. Our HBS Consultants are happy to help you decide if Harvard is the right school for you.

Application Deadlines

Application Periods: Application submitted by 12 PM EST: Notification from board:
ROUND 1 TUE, 09 SEP 2014 DEC 2014
ROUND 2 MON, 05 JAN 2015 MAR 2015
ROUND 3 MON, 06 APR 2015 MAY 2015

Application Questions

You’re applying to Harvard Business School. We can see your resume, school transcripts, extra-curricular activities, awards, post-MBA career goals, test scores and what your recommenders have to say about you. What else would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy? (400 words)

Total Enrollment: 925
Applications: 8,963
Percent Admitted: 13%
Yield: 90%
GMAT Average: 730
GMAT Score Range: 570-790
Average Age: 27
Average GRE Q: Not Published
Average GRE V: Not Published
Average GPA: Not Published

Industry: Percent:
Consulting: 20%
VC/Private Equity: 16%
Financial Services: 13%
Gov’t, Education, & Non-Profit: 9%
High Tech/Communications: 9%
Healthcare/Biotech: 7%
Industrial/Heavy Manufacturing: 7%
Consumer Products: 6%
Military: 5%
Energy/Extractive Minerals: 4%
Other: 5%

Industry: Percent: Median Base Salary:
Financial Services 39% $125,000
Consulting 24% $125,000
Technology 11% $115,000
Manufacturing 5% $120,000
Consumer Products 5% $96,000
Services (includes Real Estate) 4% $120,000
Healthcare 4% $110,000
Retail 3% $100,000
Non-Profit/Government 3% $90,000
Entertainment/Media 2% $100,000

Female 39%
International 39%
Region
Africa 2%
Asia 2%
Europe 10%
North America 70%
Latin America and the Caribbean 4%
Oceania 1%
Experience
Mean Work Experience 47 months
Mean Age 27
Enrollment
Total 1,937
Full-Time 1,802
PhD 135

School Ranking
Business Week 2
US News 1
Program Costs
Resident $121,220.00
Nonresident $121,220.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Resident) $84,000.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Nonresident) $84,000.00
Alumni
Total Living Alumni 43,347
Joint Degrees
MBA/JD (Law)
MBA/MD (Medicine)
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