We head to Washington, D.C. to continue our Real Humans: MBA Students series with new members of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business MBA Class of 2025.
258 students make up the McDonough MBA Class of 2025. 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.
During their undergraduate years, McDonough MBA’s earned an average undergraduate GPA of 3.34. Twenty-five percent of the new students had earned a business degree. Another 19 percent majored in the humanities while 15 percent pursued degrees in 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.
Upon matriculation, the class brought an average of 5.5 years of work experience to the cohort. Fourteen percent have experience in financial services and 12 percent hailed from consulting. Another 12 percent came from technology & new media. Seven percent have backgrounds in government, and 5 percent worked in manufacturing before matriculation.
Get to know some students beyond the stats in the following pages, including what drew them to Georgetown McDonough, what they learned in the admissions process and more.