Top Business Schools accepting GRE Scores
Top Business Schools accepting GRE Scores - If the latest numbers from ETS are any proof, management aspirants are increasingly taking the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) route to business schools. Around 34,021 GRE candidates opted for business schools in the 2014-15 testing year compared to 30,860 in the previous testing year which means that around 9% more candidates chose to submit GRE scores for admission to business schools over a year. Not many students are aware that there are many top Business Schools accepting GRE Scores across the World. And not just in USA, major business schools in Canada, UK, France and even Asian countries are increasingly accepting GRE scores for admission to their MBA programmes. Though unlike GMAT, there are no fixed average GRE scores for top Business Schools. In fact, most of the business schools do not publish any required minimum or average GRE score. However, the average GRE score for top business schools can be reached by converting the GMAT score to GRE scores.
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Before we bring you top Business Schools accepting GRE Scores, let us first take a look at the GRE pattern.
GRE is a standardised test that is accepted for admission to various disciplines at many graduate and business schools across the globe. The GRE General Test (which is accepted for admission) measures an aspirant's verbal, quantitative, critical thinking and analytical writing skills which are covered in three sections â Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing. Currently, over 544,000 students take the GRE test across the World.
Unarguably one of the most prominent destinations for management studies, it is the American business schools which started the trend of accepting GRE Test scores for their MBA programmes. Presently, most of the top management schools accept GRE scores for admission to their MBA programmes. While the business schools do accept GRE scores, they do not publish the average GRE scores accepted. However, if we convert the generally accepted GMAT score to a valid GRE score we find that most of the business schools in USA accept GRE scores ranging 160-168 which translates to above 700 in GMAT.
Here are the top business schools accepting GRE scores in USA:
Harvard Business school
University of Pennsylvania: Wharton
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Columbia Business School
University of Chicago: Booth
University of California at Berkeley: Haas
Northwestern University: Kellogg
Yale School of Management
New York University: Stern
Besides USA, Canada is another country that accepts GRE scores in its business schools. Currently around 27 business schools in Canada accept GRE scores, out of which 5 fall among the top 100 business schools in the World. Among the top 5 business schools in the country, Western University is the only one which does not accept GRE. Also, the average GRE scores accepted in the top universities in Canada is over 150 and not more than 165.
Here are the top business schools accepting GRE scores in Canada:
University of Toronto: Rotman
University of British Columbia: Sauder
Queen's University: Smith
University of Alberta
While universities in Asia are known to traditionally accept scores of standardised tests like GMAT and IELTS among others, few business schools have been that forthcoming with GRE. In total, around 100 universities all over Asia accept GRE scores. However, that includes only few of the top universities. In fact, two of the top business schools that do accept GRE -INSEAD and CEIBS are either Europe based or are collaborative institutes with Europe. The average GRE score, however accepted in Asian business schools is very high starting at 163 and going upwards to 170.
Here are the top business schools accepting GRE scores in Asia:
Home to some of the finest business schools in the World, Europe boasts of names like Insead, HEC Paris in its list of top business schools. However, not many business schools around Europe accept GRE scores. Currently, over 50 business schools accept GRE scores across France, UK, Spain and Italy accept GRE scores for admission to its management programmes. Among the top, except IE business school in Spain, all the top 5 business schools from Europe accept GRE. Also, the average GRE score accepted for admission falls in the range of 160-165.
Here are the top business schools accepting GRE scores in Europe:
Iese Business School
University of Cambridge: Judge
Questions related to GRE
Im interested to do BBA in canada.Is it necessary to attempt GRE ?
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a 4-year full time undergraduate course. To study in Canada, you must have qualified their secondary level education or equivalent to pursue this course.Basic Requirement is :IELTS- 6.5, TOEFL- 88, CAEL- 70 and PTE- 65In Canada, GRE is required for master's level admission, and some universities and programs may need a good score in the test too.
As you intend to study business, you don't require appearing for GRE exam.
Hope this helps!
If I want to go to uk, canada or usa to pursue higher studies, which exam should i give? GMAT,GRE,SAT,ACT, TOEFL OR IELTS? Also, please give me a comparisons between these exams
The type of exam should you give depends on the University you're looking for and also the course.
SAT or ACT is basically for Undergraduate courses while GRE and GMAT is for Postgraduate courses. TOEFL and IELTS are basically English Proficiency tests. They are given by the candidates whose native language is not English, it too varies according to the university. Every university has it's different criteria but if you're looking for Undergraduate course then you should give SAT as it is accepted by many universities and the language exam based on what the university is accepting.
LPU is not AICTE Approved neither a Demmed University ? I know its UGC Approved but , Will it cause problem in Higher studies Abroad and in India (GRE/GMAT/GATE) or problems in Off Campus Placement and Company Switching ? Please Give Correct Answer !!!! DO NOT GIVE LPU WEBSITE NOT HAVING AICTEREASON
You will not face any issues. LPU students are studying abroad and even working also. LPU has tie-ups with international universities as well where a student can go abroad for studying. All the world level agencies like WES is giving equal equivalency to LPU degree. Then how it is going to create any problem.
You should join LPU without any second thought.
How to shortlist the universities that matches your profile and is it advisable to apply with the low GRE score if GPA is satisfactory?
Try searching for the top universities and apply for them. If your GRE score is low but above the required score then a strong LOR of SOP may compensate for it. While selecting the candidates GRE is not the only criterion taken into account.
I want to pursue a PhD from english- speaking country. So do I need to take IELTS and GRE both?
Dear Akira a,
As per your query there is no need to go for both ,You can choose any of one Where you should good score .You can either GRE or IELTS or TOFEL .Score is much more important So as per my suggest please focus in one .