Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    685
  • Program Cost
    $105,226
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    35%
  • Selectivity
    47%
  • Job Offers
    91%
  • Average Salary
    $102,096
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
Contact Information
Rafik B. Hariri Building
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States
Website
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McDonough School of Business

About McDonough School of Business

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business provides a transformational education through classroom and experiential learning, preparing students to graduate as principled leaders in service to business and society. Through research and teaching, as well as numerous centers, initiatives, and partnerships, Georgetown McDonough seeks to create a meaningful impact on global business practice. Academic programs provide a global perspective unique to Washington, D.C. – the nexus of world business and policy – and to Georgetown University’s connections to global partner organizations and a world-wide alumni network.

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The best thing about my MBA program is the Global Business Experience, which is a semester-long consulting project that all students complete for an international company. They then travel to that company to deliver a final presentation.

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  • Jan 13
    5:30 PM - 8:15 PM
    On-Campus Information Session

    Washington, DC

    Meet our admissions team and learn what makes Georgetown McDonough a special place along with tips for the Application process. Our experienced career services team will host a workshop to give you a taste of what to expect as an MBA student, and you will have the opportunity to hear from alumni on the value of a McDonough MBA.

  • Feb 9
    5:30 PM - 8:15 PM
    On-Campus Information Session

    Washington, DC

    Meet our admissions team and learn what makes Georgetown McDonough a special place along with tips for the Application process. Our experienced career services team will host a workshop to give you a taste of what to expect as an MBA student, and you will have the opportunity to hear from alumni on the value of a McDonough MBA.

  • Mar 3
    5:30 PM - 8:15 PM
    On-Campus Information Session

    Washington, DC

    Meet our admissions team and learn what makes Georgetown McDonough a special place along with tips for the Application process. Our experienced career services team will host a workshop to give you a taste of what to expect as an MBA student, and you will have the opportunity to hear from alumni on the value of a McDonough MBA.

About Georgetown University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.28 GPA of All Applicants 3.38 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 60
  • Median 56
  • Middle 80% 34 to 96
Admissions Selectivity
47% McDonough School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

685 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
82% 659
86% 685
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,649
47% 47.0
35% 35.0
Female
34% 34
International
44% 44
Re-Applicants
3% 3
39% 39
Wait-listed
100% 78
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Business (General)
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Accepted
  • Business (General)
  • Finance
  • Economics
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Virginia
  • New York University
  • Georgetown University
  • Boston College
  • Duke University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$48,751 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • United States Military
  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)
  • Accenture
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
1% 1
740 to 769
6% 6
11% 11
710 to 739
23% 23
33% 33
680 to 709
24% 24
27% 27
650 to 679
14% 14
18% 18
620 to 649
12% 12
57% 57
590 to 619
7% 7
11% 11
560 to 589
4% 4
1% 1
530 to 559
4% 4
0% 0
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
4% 4
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Consulting 29%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 27%
  • Technology 9%
  • Consumer Products 8%
Deloitte 13
Top Employer
  • Citi 10
  • Ernst & Young 8
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) 8
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
91% McDonough School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
73% 73
61% 60.97325153374234
73% Receive Offers
70% 70
56% 55.69710982658959
70% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
18% 18
22% 21.9117610062893
18% Receive Offers
18% 18
25% 25.424767441860464
18% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
209% Graduates seeking full-time employment
26% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Deloitte 13
  • Citi 10
  • Ernst & Young 8
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) 8
  • KPMG 5
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
34% 34
$113,539.00
65K 140K
Finance/Accounting
27% 27
$98,766.00
30K 125K
General Management
7% 7
$87,817.00
29K 150K
Human Resources
1% 1
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
16% 16
$96,028.00
55K 115K
Information Technology
1% 1
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
3% 3
$105,433.00
93K 115K
Other
11% 11
$91,712.00
50K 120K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
29% 29
$117,066.00
69K 140K
Consumer Products
8% 8
$94,929.00
65K 103K
Financial Services
27% 27
$101,274.00
74K 125K
Government
3% 3
$90,973.00
90K 95K
Manufacturing
3% 3
$102,494.00
100K 110K
Media/Entertainment
3% 3
$72,500.00
50K 105K
Non-profit
6% 6
$81,513.00
65K 120K
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
$91,900.00
30K 125K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
7% 7
$93,038.00
75K 115K
Real Estate
3% 3
$97,200.00
29K 150K
Technology
9% 9
$97,733.00
67K 115K
Other
2% 2
$78,333.00
65K 95K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
1% 1
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
15% 15
$96,493.00
29K 135K
More than five years
37% 37
$104,786.00
65K 135K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
2% 2
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
95% 95
$103,449.00
50K 150K
South America
1% 1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
34% 34
$104,110.00
74K 150K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
43% 43
$100,390.00
50K 135K
U.S. South
6% 6
$103,800.00
55K 135K
U.S. Southwest
6% 6
$107,460.00
90K 140K
U.S. Midwest
7% 7
$111,036.00
92K 135K
U.S. West
4% 4
$107,357.00
80K 135K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Citi 9
  • Deloitte 8
  • JP Morgan Chase 8
  • Education Pioneers 7
  • General Electric 5
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 89
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • U.S. East Coast Career Treks (Marketing: NY, NJ, PA, CT, DC; Entrepreneurship: NY; Consulting: DC, NY, MA; Net Impact: DC; Wall Street: NY; Real Estate: DC)
  • U.S Southern Career Trek to Texas (Energy)
  • U.S. West Coast Career Treks (Entrtainment: CA; High-Tech: CA)

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$130,030
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $105,226
  • Budget $25,552
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$130,030
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $105,226
  • Budget $25,552
4 Full Tuition Scholarships
$22,887 Average Scholarship Amount 73% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
70% 70
73% 73
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$16,573,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
97%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
65 McDonough School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
30% 30
Case study
25% 25
Team project
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • International Business
  • Social Enterprise
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
  • International Management/Business
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • The McDonough School of Business Technology Center has emphasized classroom technology upgrades, Salesforce integration, video capabilities and distance learning as priorities in the last three years. The most significant area is professionalizing our applications development capabilities. Another area of rapid development is video processing and distance learning.

Students: Who are my classmates?

41% International Students
32% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
65% 65
Asian American
20% 20
Multiethnic
8% 8
Student Citizenship
North America
53% 53
Asia
28% 28
Dual Citizen
8% 8
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,664 Living MBA Alumni 30 Countries where alumni clubs exist
76 Active alumni clubs
10% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.