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Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Average GMAT Scores at Top U.S. MBA Programs

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See where your GMAT score lands among the top U.S. MBA programs, as we report the average GMAT scores in the chart below. If you have yet to take the GMAT, you can also get a sense of what score you need to target. Business school admissions use the GMAT score as a sign of applicants’ academic abilities and a high score can help you stand out in admissions. Also, average GMAT scores play a role in schools’ rankings.

Review the average GMAT scores for your b-schools in the U.S. below.

U.S. School Avg. GMAT
Arizona State University W.P. School of Business 694
Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business 691
Columbia Business School 726
Cornell University SC Johnson Graduate School of Management (2 Year Program) 710*
Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business 724
Duke University Fuqua School of Business 670-750**
Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University 650
Emory University Goizueta School of Business 640-740**
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business 704.8
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business 682
Harvard Business School 730*
The Haslam College of Business at University of Tennessee–Knoxville 680
Indiana University Kelley School of Business 679
Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University 678
Mays Business School at Texas A&M University–College Station 620-710**
MIT Sloan School of Management 730*
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management 727
NYU Stern School of Business 729
Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business 683
Owen Graduate School of Business of Vanderbilt University 690*
Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business 705
Stanford GSB 738
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business 726
UCLA Anderson School of Management 706
University of Chicago Booth School of Business 714
University of Georgia Terry College of Business 655
University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business 722
University of Minnesota Curtis L. Carlson School of Management 690*
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School 696
University of Rochester Simon Business School 590-710**
USC Marshall School of Business 715
UT Austin McCombs School of Business 708
UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management 681
UVA Darden School of Business 715
UW Foster School of Business 704
Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School 684
The Wharton School 733
Yale School of Management 730*

*Median GMAT score.
**80% GMAT range reported.

The chart of Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Average GMAT Scores at Top U.S. MBA Programs represents the scores for the MBA Class of 2023.

Lauren Wakal
Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.