Average GMAT Scores for Business Schools

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  • What is the Average GMAT Scores for MBA programs in USA?
  • I scored 620 in GMAT. Is it considered as Good GMAT Scores?

Average GMAT Scores  is based on data given by Universities (Business School) of admitted students.

Good GMAT Scores is relative to your GMAT Score vs your target MBA program.

In this post, I have collected average GMAT scores for top business schools and MBA programs. Some top business schools publish only Median GMAT Scores.

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Average GMAT Scores


Our median GMAT score for recent entering classes is approximately 720, but the range of scores of admitted students is very broad. A high score does not guarantee anyone’s acceptance, nor does a low score preclude it.

Harvard University

Average GMAT scores for Harvard is not available. Median GMAT Scores for Harvard is  730  and GMAT range of admitted students is 490 to 790. Click here for Info.

Northwestern University

Kellogg require a minimum GMAT score?

No. Kellogg has no minimum requirements for the GMAT. The average GMAT for the class entering in 2011 is 714, with approximately 80 percent of our enrolled students scoring between 660 and 760.

Yale University

  • Average GMAT Scores – 722 (2012); 719 (2013)
  • 80% Range of GMAT scores     680-760     680-760

Carnegie Mellon – Tepper

The average GMAT test score for last year’s full-time entering class was 686, with most successful applicants scoring 600 or higher.

Georgetown University

The average score for the Class of 2013 is 686.  However, the mid-80 percent range is 640 to 730 and is a useful benchmark.

MIT Sloan

What is your average GMAT?
The average score for this year’s entering class is 717, the median is 720, and the middle 80% range is 670-760.

USC – Marshall

What are the average GMAT and TOEFL scores of participants?

IBEAR’s GMAT average is normally 620 plus or minus 5 points. Applicants should score 570 or higher. IBEAR’s GMAT average reflects the older average age of participants (34) and the fact that many participants speak English as a second language (75% of participants are foreign nationals).

London Business School

Our average for the Class of MBA2012 is 701 with a range of 600-780. However, the GMAT is just one of several admission criteria.

Hass School of Business (UC Berkeley)

While there is no minimum acceptable GMAT score, the average for the fall 2010 entering class was 718, and 80% of the class scored between 680 and 760. We are especially interested in your performance on the quantitative section as an indication of your mathematics proficiency. Please note that the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) is required.

Stanford MBA Program

  • Class 2012 – Range 580 to 790; Median GMAT Score 730
  • Class 2013 – Range 540-800; Median GMAT – 730
  • Class 2008 – Range 530 to 800; Median 720

Anderson -  UCLA

Average GMAT Scores of those admitted for Fall 2011:

  • Average Score: 740
  • Average GRE Quantitative: 784

NYU – Stern

Class 2011 -

  • Average score –   719
  • GMAT score 80% range -  680-760

UC Irvine -

  • Average GMAT: 675
  • Average GPA: 3.41

Boston College

Test scores are calculated and reported on a scale of 200-800. Boston College’s MBA program reported an average GMAT score of 651 among incoming students, and other MBA programs in the Boston area reported GMATs between 540 and 580. Top business schools usually report average GMATs in the 640-680 range. Conventional wisdom suggests that, to be a competitive applicant at a top program, your GMAT score should be at least 600.

University of Illinois

Average age 27
Average years of work experience * 51 months
Mean GPA 3.4/4.0
80% Grade Point range 2.89-3.89
Average GMAT 650
80% GMAT range 580-710
Mean GRE Verbal 462
Mean GRE Quant 666
Class size 123

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