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Class Profile 

Stern's Executive MBA students come from around the world and have diverse professional backgrounds which contribute to the peer-to-peer learning in class.

Below is a snapshot of the typical NYU Stern Executive MBA class:


Typical Class Profile

Class Size 60
Average Age 38
Average Work Experience 14 yrs.
Average Management Experience 9 yrs.
International Background 40%
Women 30%
Previously Earned Advanced Degree 40%


Financial Services 28%
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical 17%
Advertising / Media / Publishing 12%
IT 9%
Government / Nonprofit 7%
Consulting 5%
Consumer Products 5%
Telecom / Communications 4%
Other* 13%
*Other includes industries such as aerospace engineering, energy/utilities, entertainment/hospitality, legal, real estate and retail.


Marketing/Sales 18%
Finance 15%
General Management 13%
Consulting 10%
CEO/Entrepreneur 9%
IT 7%
R&D 5%
Operations 5%
Medical Professional 5%
Project Management 4%
Legal 2%
Other* 7%
*Other includes various cross-functional roles.

Opening Doors for Women: Each year, NYU Stern hosts Opening Doors for Women, our annual marquee women's admissions event. Opening Doors 2014 will be held on Sunday, November 2, 2014. More details will be available soon. Register online.