GMAT Scores for Campus MBA Programs

The dreaded GMAT. The score you receive on this test can feel like it will make or break your business school ambitions. Maybe you’ve already taken the test and are wondering what your options are given your score. Or maybe you’re just wondering how well you’ll need to do to get into your dream school. Either way, the table below will provide a starting point for planning.

Campus MBA GMAT Scores

Campus PhD GMAT Scores

25 MBA Programs with the Highest and Lowest GMAT Scores

The campus MBA program with the lowest average GMAT score is Texas Southern University, with a score of 337. Stanford University has the highest average GMAT score at 737. The average GMAT score is 549.

As you consider this range, remember that while most MBA programs look at this score, it is far from the only thing they look at. Undergraduate grades, work experience, essays, and references all play an important part in your application for admission. And whether your GMAT score is on the high side of these averages or the low side, there are going to be a number of schools that you can successfully apply to. The table below ranks the campus MBA programs with the 10 highest and 10 lowest GMAT scores.

Browse all MBA programs by GMAT scores in our table below, and view other ranking factors.

Considering an Online MBA Option

There is a tighter range in GMAT scores for online MBA programs compared to campus programs. The online program with the lowest average GMAT score is Prairie View A & M University, with an average GMAT score of 385 (compared to 337 for campus programs). The average GMAT score for online programs is 538 (fairly similar to the average of 549 for campus programs). At the high end, the top average GMAT score for an online program is 677 for the University of Maryland (versus a 737 for campus programs). You can browse GMAT scores for online MBA programs for more details.

Campus MBA Programs Ranked by GMAT Scores

Rank UniversityMBA GMATPh.D GMAT
1Texas Southern University336.5-0
2Pittsburg State University377.3-0
3Prairie View A & M University385-0
4University of St. Thomas-Houston386.5-0
5Montana State University394-0
6Saint Xavier University400-0
6Jackson State University400625
8Indiana University Kokomo402-0
9Savannah State University415-0
10Texas A & M International University419585
11Niagara University425-0
12Ithaca College431-0
13Texas A & M University-Commerce432-0
14Le Moyne College433-0
15The University of North Carolina at Pembroke435-0
16University of Houston-Victoria436.7-0
17University of Detroit Mercy437-0
18University of Toledo441-0
19Southern Arkansas University442-0
20Western Carolina University443.3-0
21La Salle University444-0
21The Citadel444-0
22University of North Alabama444.5-0
24Sam Houston State University452.3-0
25The University of Texas of the Permian Basin453-0
26Stockton University454-0
27The University of North Carolina at Greensboro456.7605
28University of West Georgia460-0
28Long Island University-Post Campus460-0
29Jacksonville University460-0
30Bellarmine University460-0
32California State University, Los Angeles461.5-0
33Rowan University462-0
34Sacred Heart University463-0
34Southeastern Louisiana University463.5-0
36University of Southern Mississippi466.5-0
37University of Central Arkansas467.5-0
38University of North Georgia468-0
38University of New Haven468-0
40Robert Morris University471-0
41The University of Texas at El Paso472631
42Murray State University473-0
43Western New England University475.3-0
44University of Illinois at Springfield478-0
44State University of New York at New Paltz478-0
45Eastern Illinois University478-0
47University of New Orleans479.7573
48Coastal Carolina University482-0
49Old Dominion University484645
50Kutztown University486-0
50Bryant University486.5-0
52University of Houston-Clear Lake489.6-0
53University of Tennessee at Chattanooga491-0
53Monmouth University491-0
55Indiana University of Pennsylvania494-0
56Berry College495-0
57The University of Texas at Arlington496.6662.5
58Howard University498-0
59Winthrop University500-0
59University of Houston-Downtown500-0
61University of West Florida501.5-0
62Georgia Southern University503650
63William Paterson University504-0
64Youngstown State University505-0
64Saint Joseph's University505-0
65Lamar University505-0
67Boise State University506-0
67Barry University506-0
69University of Idaho508-0
69Texas State University508-0
70Radford University508-0
72University of Minnesota Duluth509-0
73Indiana University Southeast510-0
73Eastern Kentucky University510-0
75Wayne State University513685
75Valparaiso University513-0
76Colorado State University-Pueblo513-0
78St. Cloud State University514-0
79State University of New York at Oswego516-0
80Clarkson University517.5-0
81Providence College518-0
82University of Tennessee at Martin519-0
83University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras520-0
83Northern Michigan University520-0
84Drury University520-0
85California State University, Bakersfield520-0
86University of Missouri-St. Louis520.5610
88Midwestern State University521-0
89Rockhurst University522-0
89The Pennsylvania State University at Erie The Behrend College522-0
90Louisiana Tech University522.5637.5
92University of Maine523-0
93Grand Valley State University524.3-0
94University of the Pacific525-0
94University of St. Thomas-Minnesota525-0
95St. Mary's University525-0
96Dominican University525.5-0
98Pacific Lutheran University526.3-0
98Gonzaga University526.7-0
100Virginia Commonwealth University527658
101University of Southern Indiana528-0
102Washburn University530-0
102Meredith College530-0
103Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne530-0
105Mercer University-Macon and Atlanta Campuses532.5-0
105Texas Tech University532.8675
107The University of Akron533-0
107California State University, San Bernardino533-0
108Appalachian State University533-0
110University of South Alabama535-0
110East Tennessee State University535-0
111St. John's University535.5-0
112Saint Louis University535.8603
114Southern Illinois University Edwardsville536.6-0
115University of Washington Bothell537-0
116Utah Valley University538-0
116Northern Illinois University538.3-0
117Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Camden538.7-0
119Kent State University539662.8
119California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo539-0
121The University of Tampa540-0
122University of Alabama in Huntsville541-0
123University of South Carolina Aiken542-0
123Idaho State University542-0
125University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee543665
125University of Alaska Fairbanks543-0
126University of South Dakota543.7-0
128University of South Florida St. Petersburg544-0
128Belmont University544-0
129University at Albany, State University of New York544.3-0
131West Chester University545-0
131University of South Florida545680
132The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies545-0
133Arkansas State University545-0
135Quinnipiac University546-0
135California State University, Fresno546-0
137University of Wisconsin-La Crosse547-0
137University of North Carolina Wilmington547-0
138Seattle University547-0
140University of Montana548.3-0
141Xavier University549-0
141The University of Michigan-Flint549.2-0
143State University of New York at Geneseo550-0
143Missouri University of Science and Technology550-0
145Millsaps College551-0
146The University of New Mexico552-0
147University of New Hampshire553-0
147DePaul University553-0
149The University of Texas at San Antonio554727.5
150Hofstra University556.5-0
151University of Dayton557-0
151Florida International University557.7618.8
153Mississippi State University558-0
154The University of North Dakota559-0
154Seton Hall University559-0
156University of Wisconsin Oshkosh560-0
156Louisiana State University560643
157California State University, Northridge560.5-0
159Willamette University561-0
159Georgia State University561.7701
161University of Northern Iowa563-0
161University of Central Florida563-0
162University of San Francisco563.5-0
163University of Miami563.8485
165College of Charleston564-0
166Rollins College565-0
166Kennesaw State University565-0
167Washington State University565.5652.2
169University of Washington566723.8
170Trinity University568-0
170Northern Arizona University568-0
172University of Houston569697
172Colorado State University569.3-0
173Stevens Institute of Technology569.5-0
174The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg569.7-0
176University of Nebraska at Omaha570.3-0
177University of Kentucky571693
178George Mason University572-0
179Metropolitan State University of Denver576-0
180University of Connecticut577712.5
181University at Buffalo, State University of New York580.3700
182University of Vermont581-0
182College of William and Mary581.3-0
183University of North Texas581.9628
185The University of Tulsa582-0
186Babson College583-0
187University of Southern Maine587-0
188Clark University588.7-0
189Truman State University589-0
189University of Arkansas589.7686
191Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University590.5667
192University of Pittsburgh591.8707
193University of Denver593-0
193West Virginia University593.5432.3
194University of Colorado at Boulder593.5664
196Arizona State University594.4723.8
197University of Tennessee at Knoxville597.2670.5
198San Diego State University598-0
199Portland State University601-0
200Tulane University602733
200University of North Carolina at Charlotte602.6730
202University of Cincinnati603.6645
202Villanova University603.7-0
204University of Wyoming605643
205Bentley University606678
205Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick606.8664
207Purdue University Northwest610-0
208University of South Carolina612.3677
208The University of Arizona612.6690
210University of California, Riverside614700
211Baruch College-The City University of New York617.2713.8
211University of Delaware617.5-0
212The University of Alabama617.5717.6
214University of California, Irvine624698
215Emory University625.5712.5
216Indiana University Bloomington/Indianapolis626.3733
216Purdue University626.6710
218The University of Georgia627.2706
218Temple University627.8713
220Texas A & M University628704.3
220Southern Methodist University628-0
222University of Richmond634-0
222Worcester Polytechnic Institute634.4-0
223The University of Texas at Austin634.5730
224Santa Clara University634.7-0
226University of Florida636745
227University of Oklahoma637-0
228Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute641690
229University of Southern California645722
230Binghamton University, State University of New York647700
231University of Missouri648717.5
231Rice University648726
232Duke University648.8-0
234Brandeis University651.3-0
235The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill652.7704
236University of Minnesota654721
236Johns Hopkins University654.5-0
238The Ohio State University655744
239University of Wisconsin-Madison657.6-0
240University of Notre Dame658.3-0
241The University of Michigan664730
242University of California, San Diego666670
243Brigham Young University671.5-0
244University of Virginia-Darden672-0
245University of Maryland677746.1
246Vanderbilt University687.5-0
247Lehigh University694.3-0
248Washington University in St. Louis700.5-0
249University of California, Berkeley707738
250New York University710-0
251Dartmouth College717-0
252Columbia University720-0
253Massachusetts Institute of Technology724-0
254Yale University725-0
255The University of Chicago726-0
256Northwestern University728-0
257Harvard University729-0
258University of Pennsylvania730-0
259Stanford University737-0

– Latest GMAT score was not available at the time of publishing.

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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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