Diversity according to Harvard Business School.


mixmaster

Just 9% of the current class at Harvard Business School are from Europe. 68% (!) are from North America. That's what they call "a truly diverse student body". Ridiculous.


MBA Class of 2016 Profile
ADMISSIONS
TOTAL MBA ENROLLMENT 936
APPLICATIONS 9,543
% ADMITTED 12%
YIELD* 89%


Citizenship
NORTH AMERICA 635 68%
United States 604 65%
ASIA 131 14%
EUROPE 88 9%
CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA 45 5%
AFRICA 24 3%
OCEANIA 13 1%

http://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/class-profile/Pages/default.aspx

Just 9% of the current class at Harvard Business School are from Europe. 68% (!) are from North America. That's what they call "a truly diverse student body". Ridiculous.


MBA Class of 2016 Profile
ADMISSIONS
TOTAL MBA ENROLLMENT 936
APPLICATIONS 9,543
% ADMITTED 12%
YIELD* 89%


Citizenship
NORTH AMERICA 635 68%
United States 604 65%
ASIA 131 14%
EUROPE 88 9%
CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA 45 5%
AFRICA 24 3%
OCEANIA 13 1%

http://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/class-profile/Pages/default.aspx
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mixmaster

For comparison:

http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/programmes/degrees/mba/our-students/class-profile

For comparison:

http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/programmes/degrees/mba/our-students/class-profile
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ralph

It's not fair to compare Harvard to a UK school. Comparing to other US schools shows that its class profile is actually pretty typical: Columbia's MBA has 41 percent international students, UCLA's has 35 percent.

In fact, since you bring it up, the notion of "diversity" in US schools is a little different from how it is seen elsewhere.

When a US school discusses its diversity, it's often referring to the number of students who are from "minority groups," which can be categories like African-American, or native American, for instance.

It's not fair to compare Harvard to a UK school. Comparing to other US schools shows that its class profile is actually pretty typical: Columbia's MBA has 41 percent international students, UCLA's has 35 percent.

In fact, since you bring it up, the notion of "diversity" in US schools is a little different from how it is seen elsewhere.

When a US school discusses its diversity, it's often referring to the number of students who are from "minority groups," which can be categories like African-American, or native American, for instance.
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chocco

I fully agree with ralph. US business schools don't need to focus on int'l students because there is a hughe domestic market offering enough qualified (and diverse) candidates.

I fully agree with ralph. US business schools don't need to focus on int'l students because there is a hughe domestic market offering enough qualified (and diverse) candidates.
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