University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Philadelphia, PA
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Traditional MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 27.00%
  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 722
  • ENROLLED
  • 915
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible
  • MEDIAN BASE SALARY OF NEW GRADS
  • $150,000

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.

Executive MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 12
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Yes

University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) requires EMBA applicants to submit either a GMAT or GRE score, but the program will also accept Executive Assessment scores from applicants with at least 8 years of full-time work experience. The average Wharton EMBA student has a 640 to 740 GMAT score and 12 years of work experience. Students enter the program with a median base salary of $221,000 prior to enrolling. There are two admissions rounds each year, with one in December and another in February. There are currently 236 students enrolled between Wharton’s two EMBA programs in Philadelphia and San Francisco. Two letters of recommendation are needed to apply.