If you’re looking to get accepted into a top MBA program, aiming for the class average GMAT score is a good way to start
The GMAT test is more than just a series of quantitative and verbal questions.
For some, it’s the springboard to a top quality MBA program. For others, it’s the first step on an exciting path of career change.
For business schools, a top GMAT score will make a very strong case for your seat in the MBA class, proving the mathematical and verbal dexterity to set you ahead of the crowd. Often, the better-ranked the school, the higher the average GMAT score.
Each year, we highlight the average GMAT scores for the world’s top-20 programs according to the Financial Times.
2018’s results saw Chicago Booth topping the list with a whopping 738 GMAT average, with Stanford Graduate School of Business, often the leader, close behind on 737.
This year, we find a four-way tie at the top, all with an average GMAT score of 732.*
Average GMAT Scores For World Top MBA Programs 2019
|FT Ranking||School||Average GMAT Score||GMAT Range|
|1||Stanford Graduate School of Business||732||600 to 790|
|2||Harvard Business School||730||610 to 800|
|3||INSEAD||709||570 to 780|
|4||University of Pennsylvania: Wharton||732||500 to 790|
|5||CEIBS||685||640 to 740|
|6||London Business School||708||600 to 780|
|7||University of Chicago: Booth||731||610 to 790|
|8||MIT: Sloan||728||690 to 760|
|9||Columbia Business School||732||530 to 790|
|10||UC Berkeley: Haas||726||640 to 780|
|11||Yale School of Management||730||690 to 760|
|12||IESE Business School||686||600 to 750|
|13||University of Oxford: Said||690||510 to 800|
|14||Northwestern University: Kellogg||732||590 to 790|
|15||Dartmouth College: Tuck||722||620 to 780|
|16||University of Cambridge: Judge||693||580 to 780|
|17||National University of Singapore||667||580 to 770|
|18||HKUST Business School||680||580 to 720|
|19||HEC Paris||690||600 to 770|
|20||Duke University: Fuqua||710||650 to 750|