Average GMAT scores for top MBA schools in USA

By Vidhya

Average GMAT scores for top MBA schools in USA


MBA programmes in the US can be ranked by a number of factors. These factors include average starting salary after graduation, acceptance rate, academic reputation, and student satisfaction to sort schools and create rankings.

If you have applied for a business school in the US and wondering about your chances at the top MBA programmes? The first check is to look into the average GMAT scores of the top schools and see how close you are.

For admissions to any programmes, the admissions officers look at the whole application, not just your GMAT score. However, if your GMAT score is not anywhere close to a school's average GMAT, then the odds are against you.

Below is the list of 30 business schools of America with the average GMAT scores. Also, we provide you the rankings given to these schools as per the U.S. News Ranking.

Name of the Business SchoolAverage GMAT Score

U.S. News Ranking Stanford University730 Rank 1

Harvard University 724

Rank 1

University of Chicago (Booth) 719 Rank 6

New York University (Stern) 719 Rank 10

Yale University

719 Rank 13

University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) 718 Rank 3

Tuck School of Business 718 Rank 9

Columbia University

716 Rank 8

University of California - Berkeley

715 Rank 7

Northwestern University (Kellogg) 712

Rank 4

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) 710 Rank 4

University of California-Los Angeles (Anderson) 704 Rank 14

Ross School of Business 703 Rank 14

University of Virginia Darden School of Business 701 Rank 12

Olin Business School, Washington University 696 Rank 21

Owen Graduate School of Management 695 Rank 30

McCombs School of Business, University of Texas 692 Rank 17

The University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business 692 Rank 27

Johnson Graduate School of Management - Cornell University 691 Rank 16

University of California, Davis

690 Rank 40

Duke University's Fuqua School of Business 689 Rank 11

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School 689 Rank 20

USC Marshall School of Business 687 Rank 26

Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University 686 Rank 19

McDonough School of Business - Georgetown University 686 Rank 25

Carlson School of Management - University of Minnesota 686 Rank 23

Boston University 684 Rank 40

Emory University Goizueta Business School 681 Rank 18

University of Wisconsin-Madison 680 Rank 34

University of Florida: Hough Graduate School of Business 678 Rank 36

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