Northwestern University (Kellogg)

Evanston, IL
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Traditional MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 27.00%
  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 727
  • ENROLLED
  • 1,016
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible
  • MEDIAN BASE SALARY OF NEW GRADS
  • $144,000

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.

Executive MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 14
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University does not require a GMAT or Executive Assessment score for most applicants, but a GMAT score is required if you did not earn a bachelor’s degree. Students come to the EMBA program with an average of 14 years of work experience. TOEFL scores are required for international applicants, but all prospective students must submit two letters of recommendation to be considered for admission. There are four application rounds each year—two per cohort start date. Cohorts begin in January and September. In 2021, 116 students graduated from Kellogg’s EMBA program.