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Some business schools are harder to get in as compared to others. To know which business schools application process is highly competitive, MBA acceptance rate and yield rate are important statistics. These numbers become more useful if you are researching potential MBA programs. To help you with your research, we have compiled the acceptance rate and yield rate of top business schools in this article. This data is for the full-time MBA class of 2019.

mba acceptance rate and yield rate

Here is the definition of acceptance rate and yield rate:

Acceptance rate – It is the ratio of the number of admission offers made by the business school and the total number of applications.

Yield rate – It is the ratio of the number of admission offers accepted (students who enroll in the MBA program) and total number of admission offers made by the business school.

MBA acceptance rate and yield rate of top business schools

MBA acceptance rate and yield rate of top business schools
Business School Acceptance rate Yield rate Applicants Admits Enrolled
Harvard Business School 9.90% 90.90% 10351 1021 928
Wharton 19.20% 67.10% 6692 1287 863
Stanford GSB 5.70% 89.10% 8173 469 418
Booth School of Business 23.50% 52.90% 4674 1100 582
Kellogg School of Management 20.20% 51.60% 4595 926 478
MIT Sloan 11.60% 60.30% 5798 670 404
Dartmouth Tuck 23.00% 48.80% 2610 601 293
Columbia Business School 16.50% 73.90% 6188 1019 753
UC-Berkeley – Haas 12.90% 50.90% 4007 515 262
Yale SOM 17.40% 48.80% 4098 713 348
Michigan – Ross 25.30% 48.00% 3484 880 422
Duke – Fuqua 22.40% 50.90% 3796 851 433
Virginia – Darden 24.50% 48.60% 2743 671 326
Cornell – Johnson 29.90% 56.00% 1653 495 277
UCLA – Anderson 22.30% 49.10% 3315 740 363
NYU – Stern 20.90% 48.50% 3927 822 399
CMU – Tepper 29.90% 40.70% 1804 540 220
McCombs 27.80% 36.80% 2586 720 265
UNC – Kenan-Flagler 37.20% 36.40% 2151 800 291
Emory – Goizueta 34.60% 36.80% 1350 467 172
Indiana – Kelley 34.90% 47.10% 1240 433 204
Washington – Foster 22.40% 38.60% 1038 233 90
Georgetown – McDonough 47.80% 33.10% 1742 833 276
Notre Dame – Mendoza 41.90% 49.40% 633 265 131
Rice – Jones 27.20% 53.40% 813 221 118
USC – Marshall 29.10% 38.70% 1998 581 225
Georgia Tech – Scheller 31.10% 53.30% 489 152 81
Washington – Olin 39.70% 31.00% 1175 467 145
Michigan State – Broad 33.40% 53.20% 416 139 74
Arizona State – Carey 24.00% 71.70% 634 152 109
Minnesota – Carlson 36.80% 42.30% 565 208 88
Wisconsin School of Business 30.40% 61.50% 556 169 104
Vanderbilt – Owen 43.20% 42.50% 937 405 172
Ohio State – Fisher 37.20% 54.80% 446 166 91
BYU – Marriott 46.70% 77.80% 377 176 137
Penn State – Smeal 17.10% 62.80% 550 94 59
Rochester – Simon 30.00% 31.30% 894 268 84
Purdue – Krannert 37.30% 36.30% 332 124 45
UC-Irvine – Merage 25.00% 47.30% 737 184 87
Maryland – Smith 36.20% 43.40% 630 228 99
Boston  – Questrom 40.00% 38.30% 1069 428 164
Pittsburgh – Katz 33.20% 41.40% 509 169 70
Texas-Dallas  – Jindal 23.80% 59.60% 374 89 53
Texas A&M – Mays 33.80% 35.80% 479 162 58
Boston College – Carroll 39.70% 32.70% 617 245 80
SMU – Cox 45.50% 51.40% 457 208 107
Rutgers 36.60% 30.20% 443 162 49
Georgia  – Terry 37.00% 56.70% 262 97 55
 

Data Source – Poets&Quants

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