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    Harvard University

    Boston, MA
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    Harvard Business School applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The school does not have preference for one test over the other. An average HBS student accepted last year had a 727 GMAT score. In 2020, HBS reported an acceptance rate of 11.5%. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. HBS offers two application deadlines each year and currently enrolls 1,593 full-time MBA students. Two letters of recommendation are needed to apply. The median base salary for graduating MBA students is $150,000.
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    Harvard Business School applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission. The school does not have preference for one test over the other. An average HBS student accepted last year had a 727 GMAT score. In 2020, HBS reported an acceptance rate of 11.5%. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. HBS offers two application deadlines each year and currently enrolls 1,593 full-time MBA students. Two letters of recommendation are needed to apply. The median base salary for graduating MBA students is $150,000.
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    Stanford University

    Stanford, CA
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    Stanford Graduate School of Business requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score, and in response to COVID-19 is accepting test scores for the official online versions of the tests. The average incoming student to Stanford’s Graduate School of Business has a 733 GMAT score and a 3.8 undergraduate GPA. In 2020, Stanford GSB reported an 8.9% acceptance rate. Applications must include two recommendation letters. Stanford has three application rounds for its full-time MBA program, and currently enrolls 840 students. The median base salary for graduating MBA students is $156,000.
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    Stanford Graduate School of Business requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score, and in response to COVID-19 is accepting test scores for the official online versions of the tests. The average incoming student to Stanford’s Graduate School of Business has a 733 GMAT score and a 3.8 undergraduate GPA. In 2020, Stanford GSB reported an 8.9% acceptance rate. Applications must include two recommendation letters. Stanford has three application rounds for its full-time MBA program, and currently enrolls 840 students. The median base salary for graduating MBA students is $156,000.
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    University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

    Philadelphia, PA
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    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission to its full-time MBA program. With a 27% acceptance rate last year, the average student had a 722 GMAT and 3.58 undergraduate GPA. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted with an application. International students are not required to submit TOEFL scores. The deadline to apply for its upcoming class is March 30, 2022. The school currently enrolls 915 full-time MBA students. Graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission to its full-time MBA program. With a 27% acceptance rate last year, the average student had a 722 GMAT and 3.58 undergraduate GPA. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted with an application. International students are not required to submit TOEFL scores. The deadline to apply for its upcoming class is March 30, 2022. The school currently enrolls 915 full-time MBA students. Graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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    University of Chicago (Booth)

    Chicago, IL
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    The University of Chicago Booth School of Business requires either a GMAT or GRE score to be submitted with an application. The average incoming Booth student has a 724 GMAT score (or 163 quantitative and 161 verbal GRE score) and 3.6 undergraduate GPA. Candidates must submit two recommendation letters with their application. The TOEFL is required for international applicants. There are three application rounds each year, and the school currently enrolls 1,220 full-time MBA students. Booth grads earn a median base salary of $150,000. The school does not disclose its acceptance rate.
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    The University of Chicago Booth School of Business requires either a GMAT or GRE score to be submitted with an application. The average incoming Booth student has a 724 GMAT score (or 163 quantitative and 161 verbal GRE score) and 3.6 undergraduate GPA. Candidates must submit two recommendation letters with their application. The TOEFL is required for international applicants. There are three application rounds each year, and the school currently enrolls 1,220 full-time MBA students. Booth grads earn a median base salary of $150,000. The school does not disclose its acceptance rate.
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    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. The average incoming Kellogg student has a 727 GMAT score or 163 GRE score and a 3.6 undergraduate GPA. Last year, 27% of applicants to Kellogg’s full-time MBA program were admitted. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted with an application. Kellogg currently enrolls 1,016 full-time MBA students. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The median base salary for Kellogg graduates is $144,000.
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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. The average incoming Kellogg student has a 727 GMAT score or 163 GRE score and a 3.6 undergraduate GPA. Last year, 27% of applicants to Kellogg’s full-time MBA program were admitted. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted with an application. Kellogg currently enrolls 1,016 full-time MBA students. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. The median base salary for Kellogg graduates is $144,000.
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    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 the average incoming student reporting a 726 GMAT score. Last year, the average incoming student had a 3.6 undergraduate GPA and the school’s acceptance rate was 16%. Columbia requires one letter of recommendation with an application, but does not require a TOEFL score for international students. Applications are due April 8, 2022. There are currently 1,521 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 the average incoming student reporting a 726 GMAT score. Last year, the average incoming student had a 3.6 undergraduate GPA and the school’s acceptance rate was 16%. Columbia requires one letter of recommendation with an application, but does not require a TOEFL score for international students. Applications are due April 8, 2022. There are currently 1,521 full-time MBA students enrolled at Columbia. Graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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  7. RANK 7

    New York University (Stern)

    New York, NY
    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, the average incoming student had a 723 GMAT score and 3.6 undergraduate GPA. Stern admitted 29% of applicants last year, and currently enrolls 668 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, 2022. Stern MBA graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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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. Last year, the average incoming student had a 723 GMAT score and 3.6 undergraduate GPA. Stern admitted 29% of applicants last year, and currently enrolls 668 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, 2022. Stern MBA graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

    Cambridge, MA
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    MIT Sloan School of Management for the 2021-2022 application cycle does not require a GMAT or GRE score to be submitted as part of its full-time MBA program application due to COVID-19 challenges. The average incoming student in 2020 had a 720 GMAT score and a 3.49 undergraduate GPA. The school did not disclose its acceptance rate for last year, but it currently enrolls 887 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 for the 2021-2022 application cycle does not require a GMAT or GRE score to be submitted as part of its full-time MBA program application due to COVID-19 challenges. The average incoming student in 2020 had a 720 GMAT score and a 3.49 undergraduate GPA. The school did not disclose its acceptance rate for last year, but it currently enrolls 887 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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  9. RANK 9

    Yale University

    New Haven, CT
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    Yale School of Management requires full-time MBA applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score. The average incoming student last year had a 720 GMAT score and 3.62 undergraduate GPA. In 2020, less than one third of candidates who applied were accepted to the program. Two recommendation letters are needed to apply. There are three application rounds per year, and Yale currently has 692 full-time MBA students enrolled. International students are not required to submit a TOEFL score. The median base salary for Yale SOM graduates is $140,000.
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    Yale School of Management requires full-time MBA applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score. The average incoming student last year had a 720 GMAT score and 3.62 undergraduate GPA. In 2020, less than one third of candidates who applied were accepted to the program. Two recommendation letters are needed to apply. There are three application rounds per year, and Yale currently has 692 full-time MBA students enrolled. International students are not required to submit a TOEFL score. The median base salary for Yale SOM graduates is $140,000.
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    Dartmouth College (Tuck)

    Hanover, NH
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    Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score when applying to its full-time MBA program. There are no test waivers available. In 2020, the average incoming student reported a 720 GMAT score and 3.5 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’s acceptance rate in 2020 was 34.5%, and the school currently enrolls 575 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 requires applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score when applying to its full-time MBA program. There are no test waivers available. In 2020, the average incoming student reported a 720 GMAT score and 3.5 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’s acceptance rate in 2020 was 34.5%, and the school currently enrolls 575 full-time MBA students. Tuck graduates earn a median base salary of $150,000.
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    Duke University (Fuqua)

    Durham, NC
    Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business requires applicants to submit a standardized test score to apply for 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. The average incoming student to Fuqua in 2020 had a 702 GMAT score and a 3.5 undergraduate GPA. The acceptance rate to Duke’s full-time MBA program was 25% last year. There are four application rounds each year, including an early action option. Fuqua graduates earn a median $135,000 base salary.
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    Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business requires applicants to submit a standardized test score to apply for 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. The average incoming student to Fuqua in 2020 had a 702 GMAT score and a 3.5 undergraduate GPA. The acceptance rate to Duke’s full-time MBA program was 25% last year. There are four application rounds each year, including an early action option. Fuqua graduates earn a median $135,000 base salary.
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    Cornell University (Johnson)

    Ithaca, NY
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    Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management requires that full-time MBA candidates submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, but for the 2020-2021 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 average incoming student has a 691 GMAT score and a 3.33 undergraduate GPA. In 2020, Cornell accepted 40% of applicants, and currently enrolls 292 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 that full-time MBA candidates submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission, but for the 2020-2021 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 average incoming student has a 691 GMAT score and a 3.33 undergraduate GPA. In 2020, Cornell accepted 40% of applicants, and currently enrolls 292 full-time MBA students. Graduates earn a median base salary of $140,000.
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    University of California–Berkeley (Haas)

    Berkeley, CA
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    UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business requires full-time MBA applicants to submit a GMAT or GRE score to be considered for admission and does not offer a test waiver policy. The average incoming Haas student has a 727 GMAT score and 3.65 undergraduate GPA. Last year, the school accepted 23.3% of applicants. Two letters of recommendation are required with an application. The school offers three application deadlines each year. Haas currently has 1,233 students enrolled in its full-time MBA program. Graduates earn a median base salary of $140,000.
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