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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. Median scores and ranges presented as noted.

U.S. School Class of 2025 Class of 2024
Arizona State University W.P. School of Business 702 684
Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business 705 702
Columbia Business School 730 729
Cornell University SC Johnson Graduate School of Management (2 Year Program) 710* 710*
Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business 726 726
Duke University Fuqua School of Business 670-760** 680-760**
Emory University Goizueta School of Business 709 700
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business 695 697
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business 694 690
Harvard Business School 740* 730*
The Haslam College of Business at University of Tennessee–Knoxville 673 680
Indiana University Kelley School of Business 685 679
Michigan State University Broad College of Business 665 670
MIT Sloan School of Management 730* 730*
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management 731 729
NYU Stern School of Business 732 733
Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business 698 673
Owen Graduate School of Business of Vanderbilt University 687 690
Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business 702 702
SMU Cox School of Business 694
Stanford GSB 738 737
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business 733 729
UCI Paul Merage School of Business 675 660
UCLA Anderson School of Management 650* 711
University of Chicago Booth School of Business 728 729
University of Georgia Terry College of Business 668 672
University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business 719 720
University of Minnesota Curtis L. Carlson School of Management 680* 690*
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School 696 706
University of Rochester Simon Business School 600-700** 610-720**
University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management 690
USC Marshall School of Business 722 732
UT Austin McCombs School of Business 704 706
UVA Darden School of Business 716 720
UW Foster School of Business 710* 710*
Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School 696 670
The Wharton School 728 733
Yale School of Management 720* 725*

*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 Classes of 2025 and 2024.