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All applicants are required to take either the GMAT or the GRE, based on the field of study to which they are applying.

Standarized tests can not be waived and scores must be no older than five years. Scores for tests taken after the deadline will not be considered in our evaluation.

Field of Study Preferred Test Accepted Test
Accounting GRE GRE or GMAT
Economic Analysis & Policy GRE GRE or GMAT
Finance GRE GRE or GMAT
Marketing GRE or GMAT GRE or GMAT
Operations, Information & Technology* GRE GRE or GMAT
Organizational Behavior GRE GRE only
Political Economics GRE GRE only

*For OIT, a GRE Subject test in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics is also recommended, but not required.


Submitting GMAT & GRE Scores

All applicants must submit official test scores to Stanford GSB using the school code provided below. If you previously submitted test scores via paper or electronically but did not apply to our program, you must request that the testing agency resubmit your official test scores.

Test Agency School Code
GMAT Pearson VUE L9R-KW-27
GRE Educational Testing Service (ETS) 4704