Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    693
  • Program Cost
    $102,650
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    38%
  • Selectivity
    53%
  • Job Offers
    91%
  • Average Salary
    $102,177
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
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 numerous centers, initiatives, and partnerships, Georgetown McDonough seeks to create a meaningful impact on business practice through research and teaching. All academic programs provide a global perspective in a way that is unique to Washington, DC – the nexus of world business and policy – and to Georgetown’s connections to global partner organizations and a world-wide alumni network.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.28 GPA of All Applicants 3.36 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 59
  • Median 55
  • Middle 80% 26 to 95
Admissions Selectivity
53% McDonough School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

693 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
83% 661
87% 693
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,351
53% 53.0
38% 38.0
Female
30% 30
International
48% 48
Re-Applicants
2% 2
52% 52
Wait-listed
100% 365
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Business
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Accepted
  • Other Business
  • Finance
  • Economics
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Maryland
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor
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
$49,522 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • Samsung
  • United States Army
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
6% 6
10% 10
710 to 739
20% 20
30% 30
680 to 709
25% 25
31% 31
650 to 679
16% 16
18% 18
620 to 649
13% 13
10% 10
590 to 619
8% 8
1% 1
560 to 589
4% 4
0% 0
530 to 559
3% 3
0% 0
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
3% 3
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 32%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 23%
  • Consumer Products 11%
  • Technology 11%
Citi 18
Top Employer
  • Deloitte 14
  • American Express 6
  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch 6
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
91% McDonough School of Business 84% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
73% 73
64% 63.67152671755726
73% Receive Offers
69% 69
58% 57.7590909090909
69% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
18% 18
21% 20.652301587301586
18% Receive Offers
19% 19
25% 24.575744680851063
19% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.422790697674418
0%
7% 7.03121212121212
86% Graduates seeking full-time employment
11% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Citi 18
  • Deloitte 14
  • American Express 6
  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch 6
  • Ernst & Young 6
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
29% 29.3
$111,860.00
50K 150K
Finance/Accounting
34% 34
$98,362.00
30K 140K
General Management
5% 5.3
$112,050.00
92K 180K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
16% 16
$92,875.00
60K 115K
Information Technology
1% 1.1
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
2% 2.1
$100,000.00
80K 115K
Other
10% 10.1
$99,389.00
45K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
23% 23.4
$117,745.00
64K 150K
Consumer Products
11% 10.6
$95,289.00
70K 115K
Financial Services
32% 32.4
$101,758.00
40K 180K
Government
1% 1.1
Data not provided
Manufacturing
3% 2.7
$101,400.00
85K 130K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
4% 4.3
$79,929.00
45K 108K
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2.1
$87,333.00
72K 105K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
3% 2.7
$97,000.00
85K 105K
Real Estate
4% 4.3
$113,000.00
100K 130K
Technology
11% 10.6
$95,525.00
70K 115K
Other
5% 5.3
$85,713.00
30K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
0% 0
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
14% 14.4
$94,913.00
68K 135K
More than five years
40% 39.9
$105,593.00
50K 180K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
5% 4.8
$95,958.00
30K 140K
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
94% 94
$102,057.00
45K 160K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
42% 42
$104,134.00
80K 160K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
31% 30.7
$97,956.00
45K 140K
U.S. South
6% 6.3
$100,000.00
70K 125K
U.S. Southwest
6% 5.7
$95,250.00
90K 110K
U.S. Midwest
7% 6.8
$114,000.00
100K 135K
U.S. West
8% 8
$104,464.00
50K 141K
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
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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 7
  • JP Morgan Chase 5
  • Johnson & Johnson 5
  • American Express 5
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 83
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 (Entertainment: CA; High-Tech: CA)
  • "U.S. Conferences (NAAMBA: NAWMBA: MBA Career Quest: NBMBAA Conference: NSHMBA Conference: Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference: Net Impact North America Conference: MBA Veteran’s Career Conference, Georgetown Global Career Conference and Expo) "

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$235,440
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $102,650
  • Budget $78,900
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$235,440
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $102,650
  • Budget $78,900
11 Full Tuition Scholarships
$21,038 Average Scholarship Amount 68% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
79% 79
68% 68
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$16,325,180
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
92%
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 $57,726
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
68 McDonough School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
20% 20
Lectures
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • International Business
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 complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 22
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Technology improvements include: moving the the Hariri Building and supporting 15 classrooms with advanced AV services; implementing full centralized classroom recording with automated posting to any of several web sites and the university Blackboard LMS; expanding and encrypting the wireless network, including support for the international EDURoam system; eliminating student computer labs in favor of supporting individual student PCs for class work, including providing full on-site troubleshooting and warranty repair for student PCs through the school's Tech Center; installing special IT facilities for Behavioral Studies, video-tel

Students: Who are my classmates?

13% Married Students 34% International Students
30% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
68% 68
Asian American
16% 16
Hispanic
6% 6
Student Citizenship
North America
56% 56
Asia
27% 27
Dual Citizen
9% 9
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • E-business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • New Media
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,808 Living MBA Alumni 29 Countries where alumni clubs exist
77 Active alumni clubs
7% 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.