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Required GMAT Scores For Top MBA Programs

Required GMAT Scores For Top MBA Programs

B-schools look at a number of indicators such as GPA, GMAT scores, extra-curricular activities, work experience, recommendations, among others. All these factors play a crucial role in the admissions processes. While you may not be able to do much to your GPA or work experience, GMAT offers you control over a critical piece of the admissions mix. Doing well in the exam will definitely put you at an advantage compared to the other test takers.

The GMAT scores serve as a good guide for the best b-schools in the world. Your quantitative and verbal sections are combined to arrive at a GMAT score in the range of 200-800.

Here are the top GMAT scores for MBA programs offered in the US. These numbers often average GMAT scores for 10 of the top b-schools in the country.

B-schools Average GMAT scores
Stanford University GSB 732
University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) 728
Harvard Business School 726
University of Chicago (Booth) 724
New York University (Stern) 721
Yale School of Management 719
UC – Berkeley (Haas) 717
Dartmouth College (Tuck) 716
UCLA (Anderson) 715
MIT (Sloan) 713

So, do your best and try getting a score in the 720 range. A well-rounded application, combined with this score, will most likely land you a seat at these b-schools.

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