GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools

GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools

GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools – In a tough competitive scenario towards securing admission to global management schools, do you know how key components make or break your chances to your dream institutions? While SOP, recommendation letters and work experience do count, your GMAT score is undoubtedly one of the most important elements in the application procedure for admission into the top management schools across the world. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), GMAT score is accepted by around 6000 business schools in more than 114 countries worldwide.

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So, if you wish to pursue your management programme, it is important not only to know which top business schools accept GMAT, but also the GMAT Scores required for admission into Top Business Schools.

While a majority of the B-schools across countries accept GMAT score, the quality of students they admit differ depending on their intake capacity and their own world ranking.

Before we bring you the required GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools, let us first take a look at the GMAT pattern.

GMAT is held for a total of 800 marks, divided among four core sections- Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal, and most top GMAT accepting business schools in the world require the aspirants to have a score of at least above 550.

However, if you have a GMAT score of above 700, you definitely have a chance of cracking the entry for the most coveted business schools in the world like Stanford, Harvard, INSEAD, to name a few.

 

Here we have created a comprehensive region-wise list of the GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools. The list includes the top business schools in the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe and Australia and the average GMAT score for entry into the programme.

 

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United States of America (USA)

Perhaps the hottest destination for MBA aspirants around the world, the USA has the most number of institutes in the list of top business schools in the world. Given that the business schools in  the USA also demand the highest GMAT score for admission to its top business schools, the average GMAT score is above 700 in all the management schools with few exceptions.

GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools in USA

Bschool

Programme

GMAT score/range

Stanford University- Stanford Graduate School of Business

MBA

740

University of Chicago – Booth School of Business

MBA

720

Harvard Business School

MBA

730

University of Pennsylvania-Wharton

MBA

728

Northwestern University-

Kellogg School of Management

MBA

717

Dartmouth College – Tuck School of Business

MBA

716

Columbia University-

Columbia Business School

MBA

716

Duke University-Fuqua School of Business

MBA

690

Cornell University-

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

MBA

700

University of Michigan

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

MBA

702

Source- Forbes and Universities

 

Canada:

Canada is another destination which features in the list of the most sought afater MBA destination for international management aspirants. With an average GMAT score of above 650, Canada, too, has set high standards for acceptable GMAT scores in its top business schools.

 

GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools in Canada

Bschool

Programme

GMAT score/range

Rotman School of Management-University of Toronto

MBA

674

Ivey Business School- University of Western Ontario

MBA

655

Sauder School of Business-University of British Columbia

MBA

650

Desautels Faculty of Management- McGill University

MBA

655

HEC Montréal

MBA

625

Schulich School of Business-York University

MBA

661

Queen's School of Business

MBA

650

Alberta School of Business- University of Alberta

MBA

605

Telfer School of Management-University of Ottawa

MBA

630

DeGroote School of Business- McMaster University

MBA

600

Source- QS and Universities

 

Asia:

With institutes like INSEAD and the IIMs, Asia is picking up as an attractive destination among MBA aspirants. The demand has been generated by financial hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong, among others. The GMAT scores for top business schools in the region are also high averaging at around 650.

 

GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools in Asia

Bschool

Country

Programme

GMAT score/range

INSEAD

Singapore

MBA

703

NUS Business School

Singapore

MBA

672

HKUST Business School

Hong Kong

MBA

600-720

The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

MBA

664

Nanyang Business School, Singapore

Singapore

MBA

680

Peking University

Beijing International MBA

China

MBA

650

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

India

PGP

700

Seoul national university- Graduate school of business

South Korea

MBA

590

CUHK Business School

Hong Kong

MBA

650

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

India

PGP

710

Source- QS and Universities


Europe:

Europe is home to some of the world’s finest management schools. Driven by countries like the UK, France and Spain, Europe attracts a large number of MBA aspirants every year. That explains the region’s demand for a high GMAT scores for its top business schools which stands over 650.

 

GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools in Europe

Bschool

Country

Programme

GMAT score/range

London Business School

UK

MBA

700

INSEAD

France

MBA

703

University of Oxford- Saïd Business School

UK

MBA

690

HEC Paris MBA

France

MBA

690

SDA Bocconi School of Management

Italy

MBA

665

IE Business School, IE University

Spain

MBA

670

ESADE Business School

Spain

MBA

670

IMD

Switzerland

MBA

670

IESE Business School

Spain

MBA

680

Judge Business School - University of Cambridge

UK

MBA

680

Source- QS and Universities

 

Australia:

While Australia does figure among the top destinations to pursue MBA abroad, not many business schools in the country accept GMAT scores as most of the institutes give more weightage to work experience. Some of the institutes, which do accept GMAT score do not have high cut offs.

 

GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools in Australia

Bschool

Programme

GMAT score/range

University of Melbourne-

Melbourne Business School

MBA

650

University of New South Wales-

AGSM MBA

MBA

660

Australian National University-

College of Business and Economics

MBA

550

Macquarie University-

Macquarie Graduate School of Management

MBA

550

University of Western Australia

UWA Business School

MBA

650

Source- QS and Universities

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First Published On : 23 Oct 2013 05:43 PM IST

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