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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 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 Applicants Admits Enrolled Acceptance rate Yield rate
Harvard Business School 10351 1021 928 9.9% 90.9%
Wharton 6692 1287 863 19.2% 67.1%
Stanford GSB 8173 469 418 5.7% 89.1%
Booth School of Business 4674 1100 582 23.5% 52.9%
Kellogg School of Management 4595 926 478 20.2% 51.6%
MIT Sloan 5798 670 404 11.6% 60.3%
Dartmouth Tuck 2610 601 293 23.0% 48.8%
Columbia Business School 6188 1019 753 16.5% 73.9%
UC-Berkeley – Haas 4007 515 262 12.9% 50.9%
Yale SOM 4098 713 348 17.4% 48.8%
Michigan – Ross 3484 880 422 25.3% 48.0%
Duke – Fuqua 3796 851 433 22.4% 50.9%
Virginia – Darden 2743 671 326 24.5% 48.6%
Cornell – Johnson 1653 495 277 29.9% 56.0%
UCLA – Anderson 3315 740 363 22.3% 49.1%
NYU – Stern 3927 822 399 20.9% 48.5%
CMU – Tepper 1804 540 220 29.9% 40.7%
McCombs 2586 720 265 27.8% 36.8%
UNC – Kenan-Flagler 2151 800 291 37.2% 36.4%
Emory – Goizueta 1350 467 172 34.6% 36.8%
Indiana – Kelley 1240 433 204 34.9% 47.1%
Washington – Foster 1038 233 90 22.4% 38.6%
Georgetown – McDonough 1742 833 276 47.8% 33.1%
Notre Dame – Mendoza 633 265 131 41.9% 49.4%
Rice – Jones 813 221 118 27.2% 53.4%
USC – Marshall 1998 581 225 29.1% 38.7%
Georgia Tech – Scheller 489 152 81 31.1% 53.3%
Washington – Olin 1175 467 145 39.7% 31.0%
Michigan State – Broad 416 139 74 33.4% 53.2%
Arizona State – Carey 634 152 109 24.0% 71.7%
Minnesota – Carlson 565 208 88 36.8% 42.3%
Wisconsin School of Business 556 169 104 30.4% 61.5%
Vanderbilt – Owen 937 405 172 43.2% 42.5%
Ohio State – Fisher 446 166 91 37.2% 54.8%
BYU – Marriott 377 176 137 46.7% 77.8%
Penn State – Smeal 550 94 59 17.1% 62.8%
Rochester – Simon 894 268 84 30.0% 31.3%
Purdue – Krannert 332 124 45 37.3% 36.3%
UC-Irvine – Merage 737 184 87 25.0% 47.3%
Maryland – Smith 630 228 99 36.2% 43.4%
Boston  – Questrom 1069 428 164 40.0% 38.3%
Pittsburgh – Katz 509 169 70 33.2% 41.4%
Texas-Dallas  – Jindal 374 89 53 23.8% 59.6%
Texas A&M – Mays 479 162 58 33.8% 35.8%
Boston College – Carroll 617 245 80 39.7% 32.7%
SMU – Cox 457 208 107 45.5% 51.4%
Rutgers 443 162 49 36.6% 30.2%
Georgia  – Terry 262 97 55 37.0% 56.7%
 

Data Source – Poets&Quants

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