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Georgetown McDonough MBA Class of 2025 Profile: Effecting Change in Global Business

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Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business introduced the MBA Class of 2025 with the latest class profile, noting they are “a group of students who bring academic, professional, and personal diversity to our programs, and who are driven to effect change in the world of global business.” Numbering 258 students, the cohort was selected from 1,428 applications. 

Women comprise 31 percent of the class and 59 percent are international, representing 40 different countries. African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American students make up 42 percent of the class. Nineteen percent identify as underrepresented U.S. minorities. Eleven percent had served or are serving in the U.S. military.

MBA Class of 2025 Student Characteristics

Women 31%
Countries Represented (by citizenship) 40
International Students 59%
Average Work Experience 5.5 Years

Academic and Professional Background

McDonough’s 2025 MBA class comes with an average undergraduate GPA of 3.34. During their undergraduate years, a quarter of the new students earned a business degree. Another 19 percent majored in the humanities while 15 percent pursued math/physical sciences. Fourteen percent studied engineering and 10 percent hold degrees in economics. When it came time to take the GMAT, the new McDonough cohort averaged a score of 695 with the middle 80 percent ranging from 630 to 743. For the 37 percent of candidates who submitted GRE scores, their combined average score landed at 318 with the middle 80 percent ranging from 305 to 328. Meanwhile, Executive Assessment test takers recorded an average score of 153. 

Georgetown MBA Class Profile: Undergraduate Background

Average Undergraduate GPA 3.34
Percent majoring in business and economics 35%
Percent majoring in math, engineering, and physical sciences 29%
Percent majoring in humanities 19%

MBA Class of 2025 GMAT & GRE Statistics

Average GMAT Score 695
GMAT Middle 80% Range 630-743
Average Combined GRE 318
GRE Middle 80% Range 305-328
Percentage Taking GRE 37%

The class also boasts an average of 5.5 years of work experience in various industries. Fourteen percent have experience in financial services and 12 percent came from consulting. Another 12 percent hailed from technology & new media. Seven percent have backgrounds in government, and 5 percent worked in manufacturing before matriculation.

Christina Griffith
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