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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

10 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.

10 MBA Programs with the Lowest GMAT Scores

  1. Texas Southern University - 337
  2. Pittsburg State University - 377
  3. Prairie View A & M University - 385
  4. University of St. Thomas-Houston - 387
  5. Montana State University - 394
  6. Saint Xavier University - 400
  7. Jackson State University - 400
  8. Indiana University Kokomo - 402
  9. Savannah State University - 415
  10. Texas A & M International University - 419

10 MBA Programs with the Highest GMAT Scores

  1. Stanford University - 737
  2. University of Pennsylvania - 730
  3. Harvard University - 729
  4. Northwestern University - 728
  5. The University of Chicago - 726
  6. Yale University - 725
  7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 724
  8. Columbia University - 720
  9. Dartmouth College - 717
  10. New York University - 710

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 University MBA GMATPh.D GMAT
1 Stanford University 737-0
2 University of Pennsylvania 730-0
3 Harvard University 729-0
4 Northwestern University 728-0
5 The University of Chicago 726-0
6 Yale University 725-0
7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 724-0
8 Columbia University 720-0
9 Dartmouth College 717-0
10 New York University 710-0
11 University of California, Berkeley 707738
12 Washington University in St. Louis 700.5-0
13 Lehigh University 694.3-0
14 Vanderbilt University 687.5-0
15 University of Maryland 677746.1
16 University of Virginia-Darden 672-0
17 Brigham Young University 671.5-0
18 University of California, San Diego 666670
19 The University of Michigan 664730
20 University of Notre Dame 658.3-0
21 University of Wisconsin-Madison 657.6-0
22 The Ohio State University 655744
23 Johns Hopkins University 654.5-0
23 University of Minnesota 654721
25 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 652.7704
26 Brandeis University 651.3-0
27 Duke University 648.8-0
27 University of Missouri 648717.5
28 Rice University 648726
30 Binghamton University, State University of New York 647700
31 University of Southern California 645722
32 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 641690
33 University of Oklahoma 637-0
34 University of Florida 636745
35 Santa Clara University 634.7-0
35 The University of Texas at Austin 634.5730
36 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 634.4-0
37 University of Richmond 634-0
39 Texas A & M University 628704.3
39 Southern Methodist University 628-0
41 Temple University 627.8713
41 The University of Georgia 627.2706
43 Purdue University 626.6710
43 Indiana University, Bloomington/Indianapolis 626.3733
45 Emory University 625.5712.5
46 University of California, Irvine 624698
47 University of Delaware 617.5-0
47 The University of Alabama 617.5717.6
48 Baruch College-The City University of New York 617.2713.8
50 University of California, Riverside 614700
51 The University of Arizona 612.6690
51 University of South Carolina 612.3677
53 Purdue University Northwest 610-0
54 Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick 606.8664
54 Bentley University 606678
56 University of Wyoming 605643
57 Villanova University 603.7-0
57 University of Cincinnati 603.6645
59 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 602.6730
59 Tulane University 602733
61 Portland State University 601-0
62 San Diego State University 598-0
63 University of Tennessee at Knoxville 597.2670.5
64 Arizona State University 594.4723.8
65 West Virginia University 593.5432.3
65 University of Colorado at Boulder 593.5664
66 University of Denver 593-0
68 University of Pittsburgh 591.8707
69 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 590.5667
70 University of Arkansas 589.7686
70 Truman State University 589-0
72 Clark University 588.7-0
73 University of Southern Maine 587-0
74 Babson College 583-0
75 The University of Tulsa 582-0
76 University of North Texas 581.9628
76 College of William and Mary 581.3-0
77 University of Vermont 581-0
79 University at Buffalo, State University of New York 580.3700
80 University of Connecticut 577712.5
81 Metropolitan State University of Denver 576-0
82 George Mason University 572-0
83 University of Kentucky 571693
84 University of Nebraska at Omaha 570.3-0
85 The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg 569.7-0
85 Stevens Institute of Technology 569.5-0
86 Colorado State University 569.3-0
87 University of Houston 569697
89 Trinity University 568-0
89 Northern Arizona University 568-0
91 University of Washington 566723.8
92 Washington State University 565.5652.2
92 Rollins College 565-0
93 Kennesaw State University 565-0
95 College of Charleston 564-0
96 University of Miami 563.8485
96 University of San Francisco 563.5-0
97 University of Northern Iowa 563-0
98 University of Central Florida 563-0
100 Georgia State University 561.7701
100 Willamette University 561-0
102 California State University, Northridge 560.5-0
102 University of Wisconsin Oshkosh 560-0
103 Louisiana State University 560643
105 The University of North Dakota 559-0
105 Seton Hall University 559-0
107 Mississippi State University 558-0
108 Florida International University 557.7618.8
108 University of Dayton 557-0
110 Hofstra University 556.5-0
111 The University of Texas at San Antonio 554727.5
112 University of New Hampshire 553-0
112 DePaul University 553-0
114 The University of New Mexico 552-0
115 Millsaps College 551-0
116 State University of New York at Geneseo 550-0
116 Missouri University of Science and Technology 550-0
118 The University of Michigan-Flint 549.2-0
118 Xavier University 549-0
120 University of Montana 548.3-0
121 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 547-0
121 University of North Carolina Wilmington 547-0
122 Seattle University 547-0
124 Quinnipiac University 546-0
124 California State University, Fresno 546-0
126 West Chester University 545-0
126 University of South Florida 545680
127 Pennsylvania State University 545-0
128 Arkansas State University 545-0
130 University at Albany, State University of New York 544.3-0
130 University of South Florida St. Petersburg 544-0
131 Belmont University 544-0
133 University of South Dakota 543.7-0
133 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 543665
134 University of Alaska Fairbanks 543-0
136 University of South Carolina Aiken 542-0
136 Idaho State University 542-0
138 University of Alabama in Huntsville 541-0
139 The University of Tampa 540-0
140 Kent State University 539662.8
140 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 539-0
142 Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Camden 538.7-0
142 Northern Illinois University 538.3-0
143 Utah Valley University 538-0
145 University of Washington Bothell 537-0
146 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 536.6-0
147 Saint Louis University 535.8603
147 St. John's University 535.5-0
148 University of South Alabama 535-0
149 East Tennessee State University 535-0
151 The University of Akron 533-0
151 California State University, San Bernardino 533-0
152 Appalachian State University 533-0
154 Texas Tech University 532.8675
154 Mercer University-Macon and Atlanta Campuses 532.5-0
156 Washburn University 530-0
156 Meredith College 530-0
157 Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne 530-0
159 University of Southern Indiana 528-0
160 Virginia Commonwealth University 527658
161 Gonzaga University 526.7-0
161 Pacific Lutheran University 526.3-0
163 Dominican University 525.5-0
163 University of the Pacific 525-0
164 University of St. Thomas-Minnesota 525-0
165 St. Mary's University 525-0
167 Grand Valley State University 524.3-0
168 University of Maine 523-0
169 Louisiana Tech University 522.5637.5
169 Rockhurst University 522-0
170 The Pennsylvania State University at Erie, The Behrend College 522-0
172 Midwestern State University 521-0
173 University of Missouri-St. Louis 520.5610
173 University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras 520-0
174 Northern Michigan University 520-0
175 Drury University 520-0
176 California State University, Bakersfield 520-0
178 University of Tennessee at Martin 519-0
179 Providence College 518-0
180 Clarkson University 517.5-0
181 State University of New York at Oswego 516-0
182 St. Cloud State University 514-0
183 Wayne State University 513685
183 Valparaiso University 513-0
184 Colorado State University-Pueblo 513-0
186 Indiana University Southeast 510-0
186 Eastern Kentucky University 510-0
188 University of Minnesota Duluth 509-0
189 University of Idaho 508-0
189 Texas State University 508-0
190 Radford University 508-0
192 Boise State University 506-0
192 Barry University 506-0
194 Youngstown State University 505-0
194 Saint Joseph's University 505-0
195 Lamar University 505-0
197 William Paterson University 504-0
198 Georgia Southern University 503650
199 University of West Florida 501.5-0
200 Winthrop University 500-0
200 University of Houston-Downtown 500-0
202 Howard University 498-0
203 The University of Texas at Arlington 496.6662.5
204 Berry College 495-0
205 Indiana University of Pennsylvania 494-0
206 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 491-0
206 Monmouth University 491-0
208 University of Houston-Clear Lake 489.6-0
209 Bryant University 486.5-0
209 Kutztown University 486-0
211 Old Dominion University 484645
212 Coastal Carolina University 482-0
213 University of New Orleans 479.7573
214 University of Illinois at Springfield 478-0
214 State University of New York at New Paltz 478-0
215 Eastern Illinois University 478-0
217 Western New England University 475.3-0
218 Murray State University 473-0
219 The University of Texas at El Paso 472631
220 Robert Morris University 471-0
221 University of North Georgia 468-0
221 University of New Haven 468-0
223 University of Central Arkansas 467.5-0
224 University of Southern Mississippi 466.5-0
225 Southeastern Louisiana University 463.5-0
225 Sacred Heart University 463-0
227 Rowan University 462-0
228 California State University, Los Angeles 461.5-0
229 University of West Georgia 460-0
229 Long Island University-Post Campus 460-0
230 Jacksonville University 460-0
231 Bellarmine University 460-0
233 The University of North Carolina at Greensboro 456.7605
234 Stockton University 454-0
235 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 453-0
236 Sam Houston State University 452.3-0
237 University of North Alabama 444.5-0
237 La Salle University 444-0
238 The Citadel 444-0
240 Western Carolina University 443.3-0
241 Southern Arkansas University 442-0
242 University of Toledo 441-0
243 University of Detroit Mercy 437-0
244 University of Houston-Victoria 436.7-0
245 The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 435-0
246 Le Moyne College 433-0
247 Texas A & M University-Commerce 432-0
248 Ithaca College 431-0
249 Niagara University 425-0
250 Texas A & M International University 419585
251 Savannah State University 415-0
252 Indiana University Kokomo 402-0
253 Saint Xavier University 400-0
253 Jackson State University 400625
255 Montana State University 394-0
256 University of St. Thomas-Houston 386.5-0
257 Prairie View A & M University 385-0
258 Pittsburg State University 377.3-0
259 Texas Southern University 336.5-0

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

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