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  1. 3. Northwestern University (Kellogg)

    Evanston, IL
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    The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University requires that applicants submit either a GMAT or GRE score during the admissions process to its full-time MBA program. Incoming students at Kellogg last year had a 727 GMAT score, on average, and a 3.7 undergraduate GPA. Last year, 26% of applicants to Kellogg’s full-time MBA program were admitted. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted with an application. Kellogg currently enrolls 1,061 full-time MBA students. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The median base salary for Kellogg graduates is $150,000.
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    The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University requires that applicants submit either a GMAT or GRE score during the admissions process to its full-time MBA program...

  2. 4. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

    Philadelphia, PA
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    University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 733 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.6. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The median base salary for Wharton MBA graduates is $155,000.
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    University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  3. 6. Columbia University

    New York, NY
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    Columbia Business School requires a GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment score for admission to its full-time MBA program, with incoming students reporting an average GMAT score of 729. Last year, incoming students had a 3.5 undergraduate GPA, on average, and the school’s acceptance rate was 19%. Columbia requires one letter of recommendation with an application, but doesn’t require a TOEFL score for international students. Applications are due April 5. There are currently 1,609 full-time MBA students enrolled at Columbia. Graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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    Columbia Business School requires a GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment score for admission to its full-time MBA program, with incoming students reporting an average GMAT score of 729...

  4. 7. New York University (Stern)

    New York, NY
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    NYU Stern School of Business requires applicants to submit a GMAT, GRE, Executive Assessment score, or a test waiver to be considered for admission to its full-time MBA program. Last year, incoming students had an average GMAT score of 729 and 3.59 undergraduate GPA. Stern admitted 19% of applicants last year, and currently enrolls 658 full-time MBA students. In order to be considered for admission, applicants must submit two letters of recommendation. The final application deadline is March 15. Stern MBA graduates earn a median base salary of $155,000.
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    NYU Stern School of Business requires applicants to submit a GMAT, GRE, Executive Assessment score, or a test waiver to be considered for admission to its full-time MBA program...

  5. 8. Duke University (Fuqua)

    Durham, NC
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    Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business requires applicants to submit a standardized test score to apply to its full-time MBA program, but will accept either the GMAT, the GRE, or the Executive Assessment. Applicants are allowed to submit multiple test scores. Incoming students to Fuqua in 2021 had a 713 GMAT score, on average, and a 3.48 undergraduate GPA. The acceptance rate to Duke’s full-time MBA program was 19% last year. There are four application rounds each year, including an early action option. Fuqua graduates earn a median $140,000 base salary.
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    Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business requires applicants to submit a standardized test score to apply to its full-time MBA program, but will accept either the GMAT, the GRE, or the Executive Assessment...

  6. 9. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

    Cambridge, MA
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    MIT Sloan School of Management requires applicants to its full-time MBA program to submit either GMAT or GRE scores. In 2021, incoming students had an average GMAT score of 728 and a 3.5 undergraduate GPA. The 2021 acceptance rate to MIT’s full-time MBA program was 12%, and the school currently enrolls 861 full-time MBA students. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation to be considered for admission. Sloan graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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    MIT Sloan School of Management requires applicants to its full-time MBA program to submit either GMAT or GRE scores...

  7. 10. University of Virginia (Darden)

    Charlottesville, VA
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    University of Virginia (Darden) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT, GRE, Executive Assessment, MCAT or LSAT score to be considered for admission. The program requires one letter of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 715 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.52. English testing scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The median base salary for Darden MBA graduates is $144,500.
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    University of Virginia (Darden) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT, GRE, Executive Assessment, MCAT or LSAT score to be considered for admission...

  8. 11. Dartmouth College (Tuck)

    Hanover, NH
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    Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business doesn’t require applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score when applying to its full-time MBA program. In 2021, incoming students reported an average GMAT score of 724 and 3.54 undergraduate GPA. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, and non-native English speakers must submit scores for either the TOEFL, PTE, or IELTS. Dartmouth currently enrolls 581 full-time MBA students. Tuck graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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    Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business doesn’t require applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score when applying to its full-time MBA program...

  9. 12. Yale University

    New Haven, CT
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    Yale University MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 726 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.66. TOEFL scores aren’t required for international applicants. The median base salary for graduating Yale MBA students is $140,400.
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    Yale University MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  10. 13. University of California–Berkeley (Haas)

    Berkeley, CA
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    University of California–Berkeley (Haas) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 726 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.67. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 17.6%. Haas MBA students must complete 51 credits to graduate.
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    University of California–Berkeley (Haas) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  11. 14. Cornell University (Johnson)

    Ithaca, NY
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    Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management requires full-time MBA candidates to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, but for the 2021-2022 application cycle candidates could submit a request for a test waiver that asked applicants to write a short statement on how they would “flourish in our rigorous academic environment.” Cornell Johnson’s incoming students have an average GMAT score of 704 GMAT and a 3.34 undergraduate GPA. In 2021, Cornell accepted 29.45% of applicants, and currently enrolls 589 full-time MBA students. Graduates earn a median base salary of $140,000.
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    Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management requires full-time MBA candidates to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, but for the 2021-2022 application cycle candidates could submit a request for a test waiver that asked applicants to write a short statement on how they would “flourish in our rigorous academic environment...

  12. 15. University of California–Los Angeles (Anderson)

    Los Angeles, CA
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    University of California–Los Angeles (Anderson) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 713 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.47. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 29.8%. Anderson MBA students earn a median salary of $130,000 after graduating.
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    University of California–Los Angeles (Anderson) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  13. 16. University of Texas–Austin (McCombs)

    Austin, TX
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    University of Texas–Austin (McCombs) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. One letter of recommendation is required. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 708 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.48. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, although some people may qualify for a waiver. The acceptance rate for the program is 34%.
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    University of Texas–Austin (McCombs) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  14. 17. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)

    Chapel Hill, NC
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    University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver. The program requires one letter of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 696 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.4. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, although some may qualify to waive the requirement. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 32%. Kenan-Flagler MBA students must complete 62 credits to graduate.
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    University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver...

  15. 18. Indiana University (Kelley)

    Bloomington, IN
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    Indiana University–Bloomington (Kelley) requires applicants to take the GMAT or GRE to apply to its full-time MBA program, although waivers are granted to those with a record of strong academic, quantitative performance. Applicants must submit one recommendation letter and accepted students had average scores of 679 on the GMAT or quantitative and verbal GRE scores of 157 and 158. International applicants can skip the TOEFL if they earned a degree from an institution where English was the language of instruction. Kelley admitted 32% of applicants in 2021 and currently enrolls 245 full-time MBA students. Graduates earn a median $120,000 base salary.
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    Indiana University–Bloomington (Kelley) requires applicants to take the GMAT or GRE to apply to its full-time MBA program, although waivers are granted to those with a record of strong academic, quantitative performance...

  16. 19. Rice University (Jones)

    Houston, TX
    Rice University (Jones) candidates must submit a GMAT or GRE score, although test waivers are possible. The school also requires two letters of recommendation to be considered for admission to the full-time MBA program. Incoming students had an average GMAT score of 705 or a quantitative GRE score of 160 and a verbal score of 157. A minimum TOEFL score of 100 is required for international candidates. In 2021, Jones accepted 42% of applicants and it currently has 352 full-time MBA students enrolled. Graduates from Rice’s full-time MBA program earn a median base salary of $135,000.
    Rice University (Jones) candidates must submit a GMAT or GRE score, although test waivers are possible...

  17. 20. University of Washington (Foster)

    Seattle, WA
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    University of Washington (Foster) MBA applicants are strongly encouraged to submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 704 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.42. English testing scores are required for international applicants. The median base salary for graduating Foster MBA students is $130,000.
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    University of Washington (Foster) MBA applicants are strongly encouraged to submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  18. 21. Vanderbilt University (Owen)

    Nashville, TN
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    Vanderbilt University (Owen) requires an official GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment score or an approved test waiver as a part of its MBA application. The program requires one letter of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 690 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.32. English testing scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The median base salary for graduating Vanderbilt MBA students is $125,000.
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    Vanderbilt University (Owen) requires an official GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment score or an approved test waiver as a part of its MBA application...

  19. 22. University of Rochester (Simon)

    Rochester, NY
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    University of Rochester (Simon) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver. Letters of recommendation aren’t required, but the program requires two references. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 655 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.37. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. Simon MBA students must complete 68 credits to graduate.
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    University of Rochester (Simon) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver...

  20. 23. University of Notre Dame (Mendoza)

    Notre Dame, IN
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    University of Notre Dame (Mendoza) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 670 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.34. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 42.2%. Mendoza MBA students must complete 64 credits to graduate.
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    University of Notre Dame (Mendoza) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver...

  21. 24. Howard University

    Washington, D.C.
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    Howard University requires applicants to its full-time MBA program with a bachelor’s degree to take the GMAT or GRE, but the standardized test is waived for those holding a terminal degree and a waiver is considered for those holding a master’s. Two letters of recommendation are required to apply. Incoming students have a 500 GMAT score, on average, or quantitative and verbal GRE scores of 149 and 151. In 2021, Howard accepted 40% of applicants. The school currently enrolls 48 full-time MBA students. Graduates from Howard’s full-time MBA program earn a median base salary of $120,000. Students need 48 credits in order to graduate.
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    Howard University requires applicants to its full-time MBA program with a bachelor’s degree to take the GMAT or GRE, but the standardized test is waived for those holding a terminal degree and a waiver is considered for those holding a master’s...

  22. 25. Georgetown University (McDonough)

    Washington, D.C.
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    Georgetown University (McDonough) requires candidates to submit a GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment score to be considered for admission to its full-time MBA program. On average, incoming McDonough students have a 704 GMAT score and a 3.35 undergraduate GPA. Last year, Georgetown accepted 48% of applicants to its full-time MBA program. One letter of recommendation is required with the application, and international students must submit a TOEFL score. Georgetown currently has 534 full-time MBA students enrolled, and graduates earn a median base salary of $125,000. Students need 54 credits to graduate.
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    Georgetown University (McDonough) requires candidates to submit a GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment score to be considered for admission to its full-time MBA program...

  23. 26. Georgia Institute of Technology (Scheller)

    Atlanta, GA
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    Georgia Institute of Technology (Scheller) doesn’t require candidates to submit either a GMAT or GRE score to apply to its full-time MBA program, but two letters of recommendation are required. In 2021, incoming students had an average GMAT score of 682 and a 3.4 undergraduate GPA. Last year, the school accepted 27% of applicants, and it currently has 145 full-time MBA students enrolled. Graduates earn a median base salary of $125,000. Students need 54 credits in order to graduate.
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    Georgia Institute of Technology (Scheller) doesn’t require candidates to submit either a GMAT or GRE score to apply to its full-time MBA program, but two letters of recommendation are required...

  24. 27. Washington University in St. Louis (Olin)

    St. Louis, MO
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    Washington University in St. Louis (Olin) doesn’t require GMAT or GRE scores to be submitted by MBA applicants, but doing so is recommended. The program requires one letter of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 684 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.3. English testing scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The median base salary for graduating Olin MBA students is $118,000.
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  25. 28. University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (Carlson)

    Minneapolis, MN
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    University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (Carlson) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although there are waivers for those who meet very specific GPA and work experience requirements. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 670 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.51. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 37.28%. Carlson MBA students must complete 64 credits to graduate.
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    University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (Carlson) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although there are waivers for those who meet very specific GPA and work experience requirements...

  26. 29. Michigan State University (Broad)

    East Lansing, MI
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    Michigan State University (Broad) doesn’t require GMAT or GRE scores from applicants to its full-time MBA program. Accepted students who do take the GMAT score an average of 650. At least one letter of recommendation is required. International students must take the TOEFL and score at least 80, but waivers are available. In 2021, 46% of applicants were accepted to Broad’s full-time MBA program. The school currently enrolls 65 full-time MBA students. Graduates earn a median base salary of $110,000.
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    Michigan State University (Broad) doesn’t require GMAT or GRE scores from applicants to its full-time MBA program...

  27. 30. Boston University (Questrom)

    Boston, MA
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    Boston University (Questrom) applicants must submit either GMAT or GRE scores to be considered for admission to the full-time MBA program. Incoming students also have an average GMAT score of 675. One letter of recommendation is required and international students need a minimum TOEFL score of 600 in order to be considered for admission. Prospective students must apply by March 15. In 2021, Questrom accepted 34% of applicants, and currently enrolls 320 full-time MBA students. Graduates earn a $111,500 median base salary.
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    Boston University (Questrom) applicants must submit either GMAT or GRE scores to be considered for admission to the full-time MBA program...

  28. 31. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey–Newark and New Brunswick

    Newark, NJ
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    Rutgers University accepts either GMAT or GRE scores with applications to its full-time MBA program, although score submission waivers are selectively considered for qualified applicants. International applicants must submit TOEFL scores of at least 100, and all candidates must submit two recommendation letters. Incoming students, on average, have a GMAT score of 648 or a quantitative GRE score of 158 and a verbal score of 155 and a 3.28 undergraduate GPA. In 2021, 44% of applicants earned admission, and currently 65 full-time MBA students are enrolled. Graduates earn a median base salary of $110,000.
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    Rutgers University accepts either GMAT or GRE scores with applications to its full-time MBA program, although score submission waivers are selectively considered for qualified applicants...

  29. 32. University of Florida (Warrington)

    Gainesville, FL
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    University of Florida (Warrington) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. Two letters of recommendation are required. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 664 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.49. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The median base salary for Warrington MBA graduates is $110,000.
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    University of Florida (Warrington) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  30. 33. University of Maryland–College Park (Smith)

    College Park, MD
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    University of Maryland–College Park (Smith) MBA applicants don’t have to submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires one letter of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 641 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.3. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 43.28%. MBA students must complete 54 credits to graduate.
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    University of Maryland–College Park (Smith) MBA applicants don’t have to submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  31. 34. Brigham Young University (Marriott)

    Provo, UT
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    Brigham Young University (Marriott) prefers applicants take the GMAT but also accepts the GRE as part of its full-time MBA application. Prospective students need two letters of recommendation to apply. Incoming students, on average, have a GMAT score of 675. International students must take the TOEFL and score at least 100. In 2021, Marriott admitted 61% of applicants to its full-time MBA program. Currently, there are 293 students enrolled. Graduates earn a $110,000 median base salary.
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    Brigham Young University (Marriott) prefers applicants take the GMAT but also accepts the GRE as part of its full-time MBA application...

  32. 35. Southern Methodist University (Cox)

    Dallas, TX
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    Southern Methodist University (Cox) requires either GMAT or GRE scores to be submitted with an application, and incoming students have an average GMAT score of 686 or a quantitative GRE score of 154 and a verbal score of 153. Two letters of recommendation are required for all candidates, and international students must submit a TOEFL score of 100 or higher. Applications are due May 2. In 2021, 24.9% of applicants were accepted, and the school currently has 176 full-time MBA students enrolled. Students need 71 credits in order to graduate.
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    Southern Methodist University (Cox) requires either GMAT or GRE scores to be submitted with an application, and incoming students have an average GMAT score of 686 or a quantitative GRE score of 154 and a verbal score of 153...

  33. 36. University of Georgia (Terry)

    Athens, GA
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    University of Georgia (Terry) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although this requirement may be waived for those who meet specific criteria. Two letters of recommendation are required. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 665 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.48. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The median base salary for graduates is $110,000.
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    University of Georgia (Terry) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although this requirement may be waived for those who meet specific criteria...

  34. 37. Texas A&M University–College Station (Mays)

    College Station, TX
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    Texas A&M University–College Station (Mays) requires submission of a GMAT or GRE score to apply to its full-time MBA program, but does offer waivers for score submissions in special cases. Incoming students, on average, have a 657 GMAT score or a quantitative GRE score of 155 and a verbal score of 153. In 2021, Mays had an acceptance rate of 44.6%. The school currently enrolls 77 full-time MBA students. No letters of recommendation are required with an application. Texas A&M requires a minimum 100 TOEFL score for international students. Graduates earn a median base salary of $110,000.
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    Texas A&M University–College Station (Mays) requires submission of a GMAT or GRE score to apply to its full-time MBA program, but does offer waivers for score submissions in special cases...

  35. 38. University of California–Irvine (Merage)

    Irvine, CA
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    The University of California–Irvine (Merage) MBA program has GMAT and GRE waivers available for domestic and international candidates with two or more years of full-time professional work experience and a strong record of academic performance as an undergraduate or master’s student. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 650 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.5. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 28.3%. MBA students earn a median salary of $115,000 after graduating.
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    The University of California–Irvine (Merage) MBA program has GMAT and GRE waivers available for domestic and international candidates with two or more years of full-time professional work experience and a strong record of academic performance as an undergraduate or master’s student...

  36. 39. University of Pittsburgh (Katz)

    Pittsburgh, PA
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    University of Pittsburgh (Katz) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 624 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.14. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. Katz MBA students must complete 45 credits to graduate.
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    University of Pittsburgh (Katz) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver...

  37. 40. Fordham University (Gabelli)

    New York, NY
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    Fordham University (Gabelli) made submitting standardized test scores optional for the 2022-2023 admissions cycle. Applicants still may submit test scores, and in 2021 incoming students reported an average GMAT score of 638 and a 3.2 undergraduate GPA. The school currently enrolls 175 full-time MBA students. All applicants must submit one letter of recommendation, and international applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 100. In 2021, 67% of applicants earned admission. The final date to apply to the program is May 29. Students need 60 credits completed to graduate.
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    Fordham University (Gabelli) made submitting standardized test scores optional for the 2022-2023 admissions cycle...

  38. 41. Texas Christian University (Neeley)

    Fort Worth, TX
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    Texas Christian University (Neeley) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program doesn’t require letters of recommendation; however three references are required. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 618 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.34. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The median base salary for MBA graduates is $100,000.
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    Texas Christian University (Neeley) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  39. 42. William & Mary

    Williamsburg, VA
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    William & Mary doesn’t require GMAT or GRE scores to be submitted by MBA applicants. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 615 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.4. The median base salary for graduating William & Mary MBA students is $97,000. Students are required to complete 58 credits to graduate.
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    William & Mary doesn’t require GMAT or GRE scores to be submitted by MBA applicants...

  40. 43. University of Texas–Dallas

    Richardson, TX
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    University of Texas–Dallas MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 681 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.5. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 33%. University of Texas–Dallas MBA students must complete 53 credits to graduate.
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    University of Texas–Dallas MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver...

  41. 44. Babson College (Olin)

    Wellesley, MA
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    Babson College is test-optional for candidates applying for fall 2022 entry. One letter of recommendation is required. Admitted students who choose to take a test have an average GMAT score of 629 or a quantitative GRE score of 157 and a verbal score of 152. Incoming students also have an average undergraduate GPA of 3.24. A TOEFL score of at least 100 is required for international students. Admission is offered on a rolling basis, and in 2021 the school accepted 65% of applicants. Graduates earn a median base salary of $97,063. Students need 45 credits in order to graduate.
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    Babson College is test-optional for candidates applying for fall 2022 entry...

  42. 45. University of California–Davis

    Davis, CA
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    University of California–Davis MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 671 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.30. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 27.10%. MBA students must complete 72 credits to graduate.
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    University of California–Davis MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  43. 46. University of Tennessee–Knoxville (Haslam)

    Knoxville, TN
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    University of Tennessee–Knoxville (Haslam) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although this requirement may be waived for qualified applicants. Two letters of recommendation are required. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 680 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.52. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate for the program is 53%.
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    University of Tennessee–Knoxville (Haslam) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although this requirement may be waived for qualified applicants...

  44. 47. University of Utah (Eccles)

    Salt Lake City, UT
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    University of Utah (Eccles) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although there are waivers for students who qualify. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 648 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.4. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The median base salary for MBA graduates of the University of Utah is $90,000.
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    University of Utah (Eccles) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although there are waivers for students who qualify...

  45. 48. University of Arizona (Eller)

    Tucson, AZ
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    University of Arizona (Eller) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although some waivers are available. The program requires one letter of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 666 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.43. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 30.6%. Eller MBA students must complete 48 credits to graduate.
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    University of Arizona (Eller) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although some waivers are available...

  46. 49. University of Denver (Daniels)

    Denver, CO
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    University of Denver (Daniels) MBA aplicants aren’t required to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program doesn’t require letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 625 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.38. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 55.3%.
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    University of Denver (Daniels) MBA aplicants aren’t required to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  47. 50. University of San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA
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    The University of San Francisco MBA program doesn’t require GMAT or GRE scores from applicants. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 575 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.11. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. University of San Francisco MBA students must complete 48 credits to graduate.
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    The University of San Francisco MBA program doesn’t require GMAT or GRE scores from applicants...

  48. 51. University of Massachusetts–Amherst (Isenberg)

    Amherst, MA
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    University of Massachusetts–Amherst (Isenberg) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although there are waivers for those who qualify. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 640 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.43. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 32%. Isenberg MBA students must complete 37 credits to graduate.
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    University of Massachusetts–Amherst (Isenberg) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although there are waivers for those who qualify...

  49. 52. Tulane University (Freeman)

    New Orleans, LA
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    Tulane University (Freeman) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires one letter of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 614 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.39. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. Tulane MBA students must complete 61 credits to graduate.
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    Tulane University (Freeman) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  50. 53. Pepperdine University (Graziadio)

    Malibu, CA
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    Pepperdine University (Graziadio) requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score during the admissions process to its full-time MBA program. Incoming Graziadio students have a 583 GMAT score or 307 GRE score, on average. Last year, 51.04% of applicants were admitted to the program, which currently enrolls 117 full-time MBA students. Letters of recommendation aren’t required, and international applicants are required to score a minimum of 80 on the TOEFL. Students need 55 credits in order to graduate. The median base salary for Graziadio graduates is $72,500.
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    Pepperdine University (Graziadio) requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score during the admissions process to its full-time MBA program...

  51. 54. University of Houston (Bauer)

    Houston, TX
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    University of Houston (Bauer) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although this requirement may be waived for those who meet specific criteria. Two letters of recommendation are required. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 614 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.15. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. The acceptance rate for the program is 68.2%.
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    University of Houston (Bauer) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although this requirement may be waived for those who meet specific criteria...

  52. 55. University of Oregon (Lundquist)

    Portland, OR
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    University of Oregon (Lundquist) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 613 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.45. TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for international applicants, although some may qualify to waive the requirement. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 80%.
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    University of Oregon (Lundquist) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but qualified applicants may receive a test waiver...

  53. 56. University of San Diego (Knauss)

    San Diego, CA
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    The University of San Diego (Knauss) MBA program typically requires GMAT or GRE scores. However, in response to the pandemic, MBA applicants now have the option to submit an MBA Math transcript in lieu of GMAT or GRE test scores. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 600 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.1. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. University of San Diego MBA students must complete 44 credits to graduate.
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    The University of San Diego (Knauss) MBA program typically requires GMAT or GRE scores...

  54. 57. Syracuse University (Whitman)

    Syracuse, NY
    Syracuse University (Whitman) full-time MBA applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, and take the GMAT or GRE. Incoming students, on average, have a 667 GMAT score or a quantitative GRE score of 165 and a verbal score of 155. Whitman students also have an average undergraduate GPA of 3.22. TOEFL or other related test scores are required for international students. Last year, Whitman accepted 77.6% of applicants to its full-time MBA program, which currently has 58 students enrolled. The deadline to apply to the program is April 15. Students need 54 credits in order to graduate.
    Syracuse University (Whitman) full-time MBA applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, and take the GMAT or GRE...

  55. 58. University of California–Riverside (Anderson)

    Riverside, CA
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    The University of California–Riverside (Anderson)’s MBA program doesn’t require applicants to submit GMAT and GRE scores, but they may if they wish to strengthen their application. The program requires one letter of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 632 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.59. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 62%.
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    The University of California–Riverside (Anderson)’s MBA program doesn’t require applicants to submit GMAT and GRE scores, but they may if they wish to strengthen their application...

  56. 59. University of Cincinnati (Lindner)

    Cincinnati, OH
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    University of Cincinnati (Lindner) applicants are required to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although waivers are available The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 600 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.6. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 89%. MBA students must complete 38 credits to graduate.
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    University of Cincinnati (Lindner) applicants are required to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, although waivers are available The program requires two letters of recommendation...

  57. 60. Baylor University (Hankamer)

    Waco, TX
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    Baylor University requires MBA applicants to submit either a GMAT or a GRE score, but the MBA program doesn’t have a preference on which test students take. Admitted students, on average, have a GMAT score of 614 or a GRE score of 309. Incoming students also have an average undergraduate GPA of 3.52, and TOEFL scores of at least 100 are required for international applicants. Applications are due May 15, and in 2021, the school accepted 63% of applicants. Students need 53 credits to graduate and earn average base salaries of $70,000.
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    Baylor University requires MBA applicants to submit either a GMAT or a GRE score, but the MBA program doesn’t have a preference on which test students take...

  58. 61. Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

    Cleveland, OH
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    Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead) doesn’t require letters of recommendation to apply to its full-time MBA program, and the school is test-optional for fall 2022. Admitted students that take a test have an average GMAT score of 640 or a quantitative GRE score of 160 and a verbal score of 152. On average, incoming students have an undergraduate GPA of 3.2. International students can obtain a waiver to skip the TOEFL if they meet certain conditions. In 2021, 52% of applicants were admitted to the program, which currently has 65 students enrolled.
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    Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead) doesn’t require letters of recommendation to apply to its full-time MBA program, and the school is test-optional for fall 2022...

  59. 62. New Jersey Institute of Technology

    Newark, NJ
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    New Jersey Institute of Technology has a test policy that allows candidates with an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.8 to waive the GMAT or GRE. Candidates with master’s or Ph.D. degrees from accredited U.S.- and Canada-based schools may also waive the testing requirement. Last year, incoming students had a 3.07 undergraduate GPA, on average. Prospective students need one letter of recommendation in order to apply. The school’s acceptance rate for its full-time MBA program last year was 53%. Graduates make median base salaries of $71,000.
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    New Jersey Institute of Technology has a test policy that allows candidates with an undergraduate GPA of at least 2...

  60. 63. University of Texas–San Antonio

    San Antonio, TX
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    Typically, University of Texas–San Antonio MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but the requirement is currently waived. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 408 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.18. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 84%. MBA students must complete 36 credits to graduate.
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    Typically, University of Texas–San Antonio MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score, but the requirement is currently waived...

  61. 64. Clark University

    Worcester, MA
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    Clark University offers full-time MBA applicants waivers for submitting GMAT or GRE scores. Students need two letters of recommendation in order to apply. Accepted students have an average GMAT score of 580 or a quantitative GRE score of 156 and a verbal score of 146 and an undergraduate GPA of 3.38. Last year, 66% of applicants were accepted to the program, which has a current enrollment of 72 full-time MBA students. International students must score an 85 or higher on the TOEFL.
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    Clark University offers full-time MBA applicants waivers for submitting GMAT or GRE scores...

  62. 65. University of Oklahoma (Price)

    Norman, OK 
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    University of Oklahoma (Price) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score with their applications. The program doesn’t require letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 559 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.5. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, although some may qualify to waive the requirement. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 68%. University of Oklahoma MBA students must complete 48 credits to graduate.
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    University of Oklahoma (Price) MBA applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score with their applications...

  63. 66. Bentley University

    Waltham, MA
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    Bentley University requires MBA applicants to submit either a GMAT or a GRE score unless applicants have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.2, have a master’s degree in a related field, or at least five years of professional experience. Admitted students have an average GMAT score of 527 or a GRE score of 295. Incoming students, on average, have an undergraduate GPA of 3.4, and TOEFL scores of at least 100 are required for international applicants. Applications are due May 1, and in 2021, the school accepted 64% of applicants. Students need 36 credits to graduate and earn average base salaries of $64,000.
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    Bentley University requires MBA applicants to submit either a GMAT or a GRE score unless applicants have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3...

  64. 67. Morgan State University (Graves)

    Baltimore, MD
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    Morgan State Graves School of Business MBA applicants do not have to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average undergraduate GPA was 3.2. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The median base salary for graduating Yale MBA students in 2021 is $80,000.
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    Morgan State Graves School of Business MBA applicants do not have to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  65. 68. Texas Tech University (Rawls)

    Lubbock, TX
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    Texas Tech University (Rawls) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, however the requirement can be waived for STEM majors with a high GPA.The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 612 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.509. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, unless they qualify for a waiver. Texas Tech MBA students must complete 42 credits to graduate.
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    Texas Tech University (Rawls) MBA applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, however the requirement can be waived for STEM majors with a high GPA...

  66. 69. College of Charleston

    Charleston, SC
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    College of Charleston MBA applicants are not required to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The program does not require any letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 578 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.43. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 44%. MBA students must complete 39 credits to graduate.
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    College of Charleston MBA applicants are not required to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission...

  67. 70. Auburn University (Harbert)

    Auburn, AL
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    Auburn University (Harbert) requires a GMAT or GRE score and two recommendation letters to apply to its full-time MBA program. Incoming students have an average GMAT score of 571 or a GRE score of 301 and an undergraduate GPA of 3.46. The test requirement can be waived if the applicant has a terminal degree. A TOEFL score is required for international students. In 2021, Harbert admitted 38% of applicants to the program, which currently enrolls 74 students. Graduates earn a median base salary of $64,000.
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    Auburn University (Harbert) requires a GMAT or GRE score and two recommendation letters to apply to its full-time MBA program...

  68. 71. University of Mississippi

    Oxford, MS
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    University of Mississippi MBA applicants must submit a minimum 500 GMAT score or equivalent. The program requires two letters of recommendation. Among students accepted last year, the average GMAT score was 542 and the average undergraduate GPA was 3.34. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The acceptance rate in 2021 was 61%. University of Mississippi MBA students must complete 36 credits to graduate.
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    University of Mississippi MBA applicants must submit a minimum 500 GMAT score or equivalent...

  69. 72. Quinnipiac University

    Hamden, CT
    Quinnipiac University doesn’t require full-time MBA applicants to submit a GMAT or GRE score. Last year, incoming students had an average undergraduate GPA of 3.57. Prospective students need two letters of recommendation in order to apply. Last year, Quinnipiac admitted 95% of applicants to its full-time MBA program, which currently enrolls 223 students. Admissions are offered on a rolling basis. Students need 45 credits to graduate. The median base salary for graduates is $66,500.
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  70. 73. Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge (Ourso)

    Baton Rouge, LA
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    Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge (Ourso) requires candidates to submit a GMAT or GRE score if they have a GPA of less than 3.0. Candidates also need two letters of recommendation in order to apply. Last year, incoming students, on average, had an average GMAT score of 598 and an undergraduate GPA of 3.5. International students are required to submit TOEFL scores with an application, and all students need to complete 48 credits to graduate. The median base salary for graduates is $60,000.
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    Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge (Ourso) requires candidates to submit a GMAT or GRE score if they have a GPA of less than 3...

  71. 74. Appalachian State University (Walker)

    Boone, NC
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    Appalachian State University (Walker) requires a GMAT or GRE score and three recommendation letters to apply to its full-time MBA program. Incoming students have an average GMAT score of 517 and an undergraduate GPA of 3.45. The test requirement can be waived if an applicant meets certain criteria including a GPA of 3.0 or higher and at least five years of professional work experience. A TOEFL or IETLS score is required for international students. The school’s acceptance rate in 2021 was 85%, and the program currently enrolls 68 students. Students need 36 credits in order to graduate.
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    Appalachian State University (Walker) requires a GMAT or GRE score and three recommendation letters to apply to its full-time MBA program...

  72. 75. Rochester Institute of Technology (Saunders)

    Rochester, NY
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    Rochester Institute of Technology (Saunders) offers waivers for GMAT and GRE scores in order to apply to its full-time MBA program. In 2021, Saunders incoming students had an average GMAT score of 507 and a 3.48 undergraduate GPA. International students must submit TOEFL scores to be considered for admission. Admissions are offered on a rolling basis, and last year the program accepted 78% of applicants. The program currently enrolls 139 students who need to complete 48 credits in order to graduate. The median base salary for graduates is $63,750.
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    Rochester Institute of Technology (Saunders) offers waivers for GMAT and GRE scores in order to apply to its full-time MBA program...

  73. 76. Louisiana Tech University

    Ruston, LA
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    Louisiana Tech University applicants must submit a GMAT score for the full-time MBA program, but there are exceptions. Letters of recommendation aren’t required. International applicants must achieve a minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper version or 80 on the internet version. In 2021, Louisiana Tech accepted 85% of applicants to the full-time MBA program, which currently enrolls 45 students. Admissions are considered on a rolling basis. Students must complete 30 credits in order to graduate, and graduates earn median base salaries of $40,000.
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    Louisiana Tech University applicants must submit a GMAT score for the full-time MBA program, but there are exceptions...

What is an MBA?

An MBA, or master of business administration, is an internationally recognized graduate-level degree in business leadership and management that can help you advance in your current industry or change fields. Most MBA programs have a core curriculum focusing on business fundamentals, and full-time programs typically take two years to complete.

Is it worth doing a full-time MBA?

A full-time MBA program requires students to completely immerse themselves in their coursework, group studies, and typically complete an internship. These sacrifices can pay off; the median salary of MBA grads, at $115,000, is 77% higher than people with a bachelor’s degree alone. And some recent MBA grads are fetching $200,000 or more.

Is a full-time MBA hard?

Pursuing an MBA can be hard for students because they must transition back to academia, find the right balance between school and personal obligations, and make the most of networking and other opportunities that are a core part of business school programs. Learn more about what you should consider before you apply.

How long is a full-time MBA program?

Most full-time programs take two academic years to complete, with an internship during the summer in-between. However, some business schools offer 12-month degree programs.

Which MBA has the highest salary?

Some students from top-ranked business schools fetch pay packages exceeding $400,000 in their first roles out of school, depending on their chosen industry. In 2021, Harvard Business School grads netted average pay packages of $217,000, Wharton’s graduating class had a median base salary at $155,000, and more than one-third of Stanford’s latest class went into finance, where they earned $310,000 pay packages.

Can you work and do a full-time MBA?

Most full-time MBA programs are designed to be treated like a job, with a full schedule of coursework and other school-related obligations like group projects. If you don’t want to give up a paycheck while attending school, a part-time, online or executive MBA program may be a better fit.

Is a part-time or full-time MBA better?

Part-time MBA students continue working and earning a salary, while applying lessons learned in the classroom in their current roles. These programs are best for people who want to advance within their current company or industry. Full-time MBA students fully immerse themselves in their business education, pursue an internship, and are often looking to switch careers.

What is a traditional MBA?

A traditional MBA refers to a full-time program that typically takes students two years to complete. Classes are typically conducted in-person and on-campus for traditional programs, and business school is a full-time endeavor for these students.

Online MBA versus traditional MBA?

Online MBA programs allow for more flexibility in students’ schedules, but traditional full-time programs offer students more personalized coursework and the opportunity to take full advantage of internships, networking, and other career resources. Traditional MBA programs are best for people who are switching careers.

Executive MBA versus traditional MBA?

A traditional MBA program can be an asset for professionals at any point in their career who are looking to switch careers, while the executive MBA option is geared toward more seasoned professionals who want to land a C-suite role.

Which full-time MBA ranking is best?

Fortune’s ranking of the best traditional MBA programs stands out by finding schools that not only offer comprehensive curricula, but also see their students achieve competitive salaries after graduation.