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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    650
  • Program Cost
    $90,950
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
2201 G Street, NW
Duques Hall Suite 550
Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20052, United States
Website

Located in the center of Washington DC, the George Washington University School of Business MBA programs offer students an extraordinary opportunity to be involved in current international and national debates and to engage with prominent global leaders and business executives. In addition to traditional business competencies, the program is infused with ethics and focuses on sustainability, social responsibility and corporate citizenship. GWSB is renowned for our international focus and hands-on experience in consulting and short-term abroad programs, and also for our emphasis on emerging markets.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    35%
  • Selectivity
    47%
  • Job Offers
    85%
  • Average Salary
    $85,683.00
  • Top Industry
    Consulting

Events Calendar

  • Jan 7
    8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Online Information Session - Online MBA

    Online

    The George Washington University School of Business invites you to join us to learn more about the Global MBA Program. Connect with one of our Admission Directors at an information session to learn more about our curriculum, alumni involvement, professional development opportunities, and how to make yourself an ideal candidate.

  • Jan 13
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Inside the MBA - Boston

    Boston, MA

    Inside the MBA provides an opportunity for prospective MBA students to gain insights about MBA programs, including how to choose an MBA program and navigating the MBA admissions process. The event includes a panel discussion and the chance to meet each member school's representatives and alumni to ask questions one-on-one.

  • Jan 15
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Graduate Programs Information Session

    Washington, DC

    The Deans, Admissions Directors, and Faculty of the GW School of Business invite you to join them to discuss their portfolio of Graduate Programs. Attend this session to learn how to position yourself as an ideal candidate. Discover which Graduate Program is the right fit for you: MBA, Information Systems Technology, Project Management, Tourism Administration, Accountancy, Finance, Government Contracts and Business Analytics.

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About George Washington University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.24 GPA of All Applicants 3.3 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 72
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 24 to 168
Admissions Selectivity
47% School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

650 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 618
81% 650
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 561
47% 47.0
35% 35.0
Female
47% 47
International
50% 50
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Business (General)
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Business (General)
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Virginia
  • George Washington University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • American University
  • Cornell University
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
1% 1
710 to 739
9% 9
6% 6
680 to 709
16% 16
29% 29
650 to 679
13% 13
17% 17
620 to 649
19% 19
20% 20
590 to 619
15% 15
16% 16
560 to 589
11% 11
8% 8
530 to 559
6% 6
3% 3
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
7% 7
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 33%
Top Industry
  • Other 25%
  • Financial Services 21%
  • Technology 8%
Deloitte Consulting LLP 5
Top Employer
  • Raytheon Company 2
  • IBM 1
  • The Rockefeller Foundation 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
85% School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
56% 56
61% 60.97325153374234
56% Receive Offers
57% 57
56% 55.69710982658959
57% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
29% 29
22% 21.9117610062893
29% Receive Offers
28% 28
25% 25.424767441860464
28% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
88% Graduates seeking full-time employment
10% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP 5
  • Raytheon Company 2
  • IBM 1
  • The Rockefeller Foundation 1
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
28% 28
$87,028.00
40K 115K
Finance/Accounting
30% 30
$76,075.00
40K 112K
General Management
10% 10
$96,286.00
48K 140K
Human Resources
5% 5
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
12% 12
$92,571.00
44K 190K
Information Technology
1% 1
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
8% 8
$88,290.00
70K 109K
Other
6% 6
$101,658.00
52K 135K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
33% 33
$86,381.00
40K 135K
Consumer Products
1% 1
Data not provided
Financial Services
21% 21
$79,943.00
40K 140K
Government
3% 3
Data not provided
Manufacturing
1% 1
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
3% 3
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
3% 3
Data not provided
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology
8% 8
$121,625.00
80K 190K
Other
25% 25
$82,333.00
44K 130K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
10% 10
$80,500.00
40K 190K
More than one year, up to three years
30% 30
$85,029.00
40K 135K
More than five years
31% 31
$93,219.00
42K 140K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
4% 4
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
89% 89
$85,519.00
40K 190K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
16% 16
$84,333.00
55K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
62% 62
$85,851.00
40K 190K
U.S. South
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. West
14% 14
$87,917.00
70K 105K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
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
  • D.C. Mayor's Office 5
  • Loudoun County Virginia Economic Development 3
  • Montgomery County 2
  • Johnson & Johnson 2
  • Aloriendo Mentes 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 13
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 59
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • DC Career Trek
  • NSHMBA
  • NBMBAA
  • NAAMBA

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $90,950
  • Budget $45,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $90,950
  • Budget $45,000
$26,750 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$3,000,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
100%
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
55 School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Consulting
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Public Policy
  • Sports Business
  • Strategy
  • Government Contracts, Business Analytics, Project Management
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Technology Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • 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 No
Technology Improvements
  • The GW Business School has provided replacement computers for faculty, staff and student labs, subscribed to significant numbers of additional database resources, collaborated with other GW schools to provide access to more robust platforms for statistical analysis of large data sets, expanded video conference facilities, creating multiple video conferencing rooms for group work and private/academic partnerships, and signed partnership agreements for the development of distance education offerings.

Students: Who are my classmates?

50% International Students
40% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
67% 67
Asian American
13% 13
African American
4% 4
Student Citizenship
North America
51% 51
Asia
38% 38
Middle East and North Africa
5% 5
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Nonprofit
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

18,574 Living MBA Alumni 21 Countries where alumni clubs exist
21 Active alumni clubs
3% Participating in gift donations Yes Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.