A series of ShortCodes that list all 50 States, top and bottom states along with Concentrations and Salary by States for the following:

Average Cost of all MBA Programs Listed by State

List All States

  1. Massachusetts - $58,616.59
  2. District of Columbia - $58,332.59
  3. New Hampshire - $44,936.89
  4. Maryland - $43,599.64
  5. Oregon - $40,283.67
  6. Pennsylvania - $37,580.07
  7. New York - $37,021.79
  8. Minnesota - $37,005.01
  9. New Jersey - $34,392.49
  10. California - $34,366.17
  11. Hawaii - $31,974.81
  12. Virginia - $31,078.75
  13. Indiana - $31,023.10
  14. North Carolina - $28,313.89
  15. Arizona - $26,790.54
  16. Tennessee - $26,714.88
  17. Michigan - $25,547.77
  18. Texas - $24,598.85
  19. Ohio - $24,505.88
  20. Washington - $24,225.35
  21. Colorado - $23,191.72
  22. Georgia - $23,151.80
  23. South Carolina - $22,732.63
  24. Vermont - $22,608.00
  25. Utah - $22,008.77
  26. Oklahoma - $21,989.30
  27. Florida - $21,937.48
  28. Rhode Island - $21,392.27
  29. Louisiana - $21,260.28
  30. Kentucky - $20,391.81
  31. Illinois - $19,234.17
  32. Missouri - $19,147.41
  33. North Dakota - $18,704.36
  34. Maine - $18,608.89
  35. Nevada - $18,392.37
  36. Idaho - $18,365.37
  37. Wisconsin - $16,656.55
  38. New Mexico - $16,280.49
  39. Montana - $15,861.78
  40. Arkansas - $14,890.09
  41. West Virginia - $13,923.46
  42. Delaware - $13,750.00
  43. Alaska - $13,457.14
  44. South Dakota - $12,582.00
  45. Mississippi - $12,420.40
  46. Alabama - $12,061.75
  47. Kansas - $11,095.91
  48. Connecticut - $11,028.00
  49. Nebraska - $10,736.81
  50. Puerto Rico - $8,650.00
  51. Iowa - $7,073.44

List 10 Most Expensive States

  1. Massachusetts - $58,616.59
  2. District of Columbia - $58,332.59
  3. New Hampshire - $44,936.89
  4. Maryland - $43,599.64
  5. Oregon - $40,283.67
  6. Pennsylvania - $37,580.07
  7. New York - $37,021.79
  8. Minnesota - $37,005.01
  9. New Jersey - $34,392.49
  10. California - $34,366.17

List 10 Least Expensive States

  1. Iowa - $7,073.44
  2. Puerto Rico - $8,650.00
  3. Nebraska - $10,736.81
  4. Connecticut - $11,028.00
  5. Kansas - $11,095.91
  6. Alabama - $12,061.75
  7. Mississippi - $12,420.40
  8. South Dakota - $12,582.00
  9. Alaska - $13,457.14
  10. Delaware - $13,750.00

Average Cost of MBA Programs by Concentration and State

List All States by General Management

  1. Maryland - $109,831.00
  2. District of Columbia - $59,700.00
  3. Massachusetts - $58,597.64
  4. Louisiana - $54,138.00
  5. New York - $47,517.63
  6. Oregon - $46,245.00
  7. North Carolina - $46,090.40
  8. New Jersey - $42,792.00
  9. Indiana - $42,046.75
  10. Georgia - $40,292.60
  11. Tennessee - $39,882.00
  12. Illinois - $39,028.00
  13. Minnesota - $38,208.00
  14. California - $38,155.79
  15. Pennsylvania - $37,302.55
  16. Missouri - $37,177.50
  17. Delaware - $36,300.00
  18. Wisconsin - $33,825.00
  19. Michigan - $31,867.00
  20. Virginia - $30,366.00
  21. Florida - $30,047.00
  22. South Carolina - $27,787.00
  23. Idaho - $27,540.00
  24. Texas - $26,481.33
  25. New Mexico - $21,838.00
  26. Utah - $21,678.67
  27. Ohio - $19,706.40
  28. Kentucky - $19,341.50
  29. Colorado - $19,150.00
  30. Arizona - $18,212.50
  31. Nebraska - $17,048.50
  32. Alabama - $16,761.00
  33. North Dakota - $16,350.00
  34. Oklahoma - $11,880.00
  35. Arkansas - $8,520.00
  36. Connecticut - $3,251.20

List 10 Most Expensive States by General Management

  1. Maryland - $109,831.00
  2. District of Columbia - $59,700.00
  3. Massachusetts - $58,597.64
  4. Louisiana - $54,138.00
  5. New York - $47,517.63
  6. Oregon - $46,245.00
  7. North Carolina - $46,090.40
  8. New Jersey - $42,792.00
  9. Indiana - $42,046.75
  10. Georgia - $40,292.60

List 10 Least Expensive States by General Management

  1. Connecticut - $3,251.20
  2. Arkansas - $8,520.00
  3. Oklahoma - $11,880.00
  4. North Dakota - $16,350.00
  5. Alabama - $16,761.00
  6. Nebraska - $17,048.50
  7. Arizona - $18,212.50
  8. Colorado - $19,150.00
  9. Kentucky - $19,341.50
  10. Ohio - $19,706.40

Average GMAT Scores by State

List all 50 States and the Average GMAT Score for that State

  1. District of Columbia - 622
  2. North Dakota - 559
  3. Massachusetts - 555
  4. California - 555
  5. Wyoming - 550
  6. Arizona - 550
  7. Alaska - 530
  8. Kentucky - 530
  9. South Dakota - 528
  10. Nevada - 527
  11. Maine - 527
  12. Florida - 526
  13. Delaware - 526
  14. Iowa - 520
  15. Puerto Rico - 520
  16. Utah - 508
  17. Tennessee - 507
  18. Texas - 506
  19. Nebraska - 506
  20. Indiana - 501
  21. Mississippi - 499
  22. Wisconsin - 497
  23. Georgia - 496
  24. New Hampshire - 495
  25. North Carolina - 495
  26. Idaho - 493
  27. Michigan - 491
  28. Connecticut - 490
  29. Colorado - 487
  30. New York - 486
  31. New Jersey - 484
  32. Alabama - 481
  33. Illinois - 479
  34. Pennsylvania - 478
  35. New Mexico - 475
  36. Rhode Island - 473
  37. Missouri - 471
  38. Virginia - 468
  39. Ohio - 466
  40. Oregon - 457
  41. Vermont - 452
  42. Kansas - 451
  43. Oklahoma - 443
  44. South Carolina - 433
  45. Minnesota - 426
  46. Arkansas - 425
  47. Maryland - 422
  48. Montana - 417
  49. Louisiana - 416
  50. West Virginia - 387
  51. Washington - 385
  52. Hawaii - 332

List 10 Highest GMAT States

  1. District of Columbia - 622
  2. North Dakota - 559
  3. Massachusetts - 555
  4. California - 555
  5. Wyoming - 550
  6. Arizona - 550
  7. Alaska - 530
  8. Kentucky - 530
  9. South Dakota - 528
  10. Nevada - 527

List 10 Lowest GMAT States

  1. Hawaii - 332
  2. Washington - 385
  3. West Virginia - 387
  4. Louisiana - 416
  5. Montana - 417
  6. Maryland - 422
  7. Arkansas - 425
  8. Minnesota - 426
  9. South Carolina - 433
  10. Oklahoma - 443

Average GMAT Scores by Concentration

List all 50 States and the Average GMAT Score for General Management

  1. Washington - 178
  2. Oregon - 308
  3. Minnesota - 327
  4. Oklahoma - 400
  5. North Carolina - 465
  6. Ohio - 478
  7. Pennsylvania - 481
  8. Indiana - 496
  9. Idaho - 500
  10. Arizona - 500
  11. Texas - 506
  12. Alabama - 511
  13. Connecticut - 512
  14. Massachusetts - 515
  15. New York - 525
  16. North Dakota - 536
  17. Florida - 547
  18. Arkansas - 550
  19. Kentucky - 552
  20. Nebraska - 559
  21. Colorado - 562
  22. New Mexico - 570
  23. Virginia - 575
  24. New Jersey - 581
  25. South Carolina - 585
  26. Iowa - 586
  27. California - 593
  28. Utah - 596
  29. Delaware - 605
  30. Missouri - 608
  31. Wisconsin - 611
  32. Georgia - 617
  33. Tennessee - 626
  34. Illinois - 650
  35. Louisiana - 656
  36. Maryland - 664
  37. Michigan - 668
  38. District of Columbia - 693

List 10 Highest GMAT States for General Management

  1. District of Columbia - 693
  2. Michigan - 668
  3. Maryland - 664
  4. Louisiana - 656
  5. Illinois - 650
  6. Tennessee - 626
  7. Georgia - 617
  8. Wisconsin - 611
  9. Missouri - 608
  10. Delaware - 605

List 10 Lowest GMAT States for General Management

  1. Washington - 178
  2. Oregon - 308
  3. Minnesota - 327
  4. Oklahoma - 400
  5. North Carolina - 465
  6. Ohio - 478
  7. Pennsylvania - 481
  8. Indiana - 496
  9. Idaho - 500
  10. Arizona - 500

Average Salary by State

List all 50 States and the Average Starting Salaries per State

  1. West Virginia - $31,448.54
  2. Nevada - $35,274.81
  3. Oregon - $41,111.11
  4. Montana - $41,682.37
  5. Vermont - $42,715.76
  6. Hawaii - $45,037.04
  7. Arizona - $50,789.18
  8. South Carolina - $51,724.91
  9. Idaho - $54,268.29
  10. Maine - $54,421.78
  11. Delaware - $54,751.89
  12. Arkansas - $55,138.88
  13. Mississippi - $56,338.65
  14. Louisiana - $57,747.77
  15. Oklahoma - $60,272.05
  16. Maryland - $60,508.53
  17. Georgia - $60,609.43
  18. Missouri - $61,378.80
  19. Colorado - $63,175.32
  20. Ohio - $63,224.81
  21. Kentucky - $63,316.56
  22. Minnesota - $63,960.74
  23. Washington - $64,799.82
  24. New York - $65,464.59
  25. Kansas - $66,033.01
  26. Alaska - $66,137.09
  27. Nebraska - $66,309.93
  28. Utah - $66,372.40
  29. South Dakota - $67,543.88
  30. Alabama - $68,028.92
  31. Florida - $68,589.66
  32. Tennessee - $69,962.29
  33. Indiana - $71,813.11
  34. New Mexico - $72,923.55
  35. North Carolina - $73,040.25
  36. Virginia - $73,160.38
  37. Massachusetts - $74,444.25
  38. Iowa - $75,123.28
  39. Pennsylvania - $75,278.30
  40. Wisconsin - $76,524.93
  41. Texas - $76,735.04
  42. Illinois - $76,894.50
  43. New Jersey - $77,444.99
  44. Michigan - $80,476.34
  45. District of Columbia - $82,275.76
  46. Connecticut - $82,428.48
  47. New Hampshire - $82,762.07
  48. California - $83,706.17
  49. Rhode Island - $86,279.91
  50. North Dakota - $95,677.82
  51. Wyoming - $122,500.00

List 10 Highest States for Starting Salary

  1. Wyoming - $122,500.00
  2. North Dakota - $95,677.82
  3. Rhode Island - $86,279.91
  4. California - $83,706.17
  5. New Hampshire - $82,762.07
  6. Connecticut - $82,428.48
  7. District of Columbia - $82,275.76
  8. Michigan - $80,476.34
  9. New Jersey - $77,444.99
  10. Illinois - $76,894.50

List 10 Lowest States for Starting Salary

  1. West Virginia - $31,448.54
  2. Nevada - $35,274.81
  3. Oregon - $41,111.11
  4. Montana - $41,682.37
  5. Vermont - $42,715.76
  6. Hawaii - $45,037.04
  7. Arizona - $50,789.18
  8. South Carolina - $51,724.91
  9. Idaho - $54,268.29
  10. Maine - $54,421.78

Average Salary by State

List all 50 States and the Average Salary for General Management

  1. Washington - $29,432.00
  2. Oregon - $31,650.00
  3. Minnesota - $45,832.50
  4. Ohio - $53,552.80
  5. Oklahoma - $53,789.00
  6. Massachusetts - $58,206.27
  7. Arkansas - $64,150.00
  8. Colorado - $70,645.00
  9. Florida - $71,482.75
  10. Pennsylvania - $72,078.36
  11. Louisiana - $72,548.00
  12. New York - $72,731.25
  13. Indiana - $74,390.75
  14. Utah - $76,091.67
  15. Nebraska - $77,454.50
  16. Texas - $78,191.11
  17. Georgia - $78,340.20
  18. North Carolina - $80,272.80
  19. South Carolina - $81,000.00
  20. Missouri - $81,997.00
  21. Delaware - $83,357.00
  22. Virginia - $83,928.20
  23. Alabama - $84,085.50
  24. New Mexico - $85,556.00
  25. California - $85,848.00
  26. North Dakota - $85,865.00
  27. Iowa - $88,722.00
  28. Tennessee - $89,355.67
  29. Wisconsin - $90,343.50
  30. New Jersey - $92,100.50
  31. Connecticut - $94,023.00
  32. Kentucky - $96,762.00
  33. Idaho - $103,000.00
  34. Michigan - $105,963.00
  35. Maryland - $107,136.50
  36. Illinois - $111,374.80
  37. District of Columbia - $112,501.00

List 10 Highest Salary for General Management

  1. District of Columbia - $112,501.00
  2. Illinois - $111,374.80
  3. Maryland - $107,136.50
  4. Michigan - $105,963.00
  5. Idaho - $103,000.00
  6. Kentucky - $96,762.00
  7. Connecticut - $94,023.00
  8. New Jersey - $92,100.50
  9. Wisconsin - $90,343.50
  10. Tennessee - $89,355.67

List 10 Lowest Salary for General Management

  1. Washington - $29,432.00
  2. Oregon - $31,650.00
  3. Minnesota - $45,832.50
  4. Ohio - $53,552.80
  5. Oklahoma - $53,789.00
  6. Massachusetts - $58,206.27
  7. Arkansas - $64,150.00
  8. Colorado - $70,645.00
  9. Florida - $71,482.75
  10. Pennsylvania - $72,078.36


Data sources: MBA School Websites, IPEDS, National Center of Educational Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (ERIC), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). US News, The Econominst, Forbes, Bloomberg Business Week, Financial Times.

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