Profile Data from 2012
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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    585
  • Program Cost
    $17,040
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    738
Contact Information
2201 G Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20052, United States of America
Website

Located in the center of Washington DC, the George Washington University School of Business MBA program gives 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. In addition, 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
    63%
  • Selectivity
    83%

Events Calendar

  • Jul 11
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    EducationUSA MBA Fair (Tel Aviv)

    Tel Aviv, Israel

    The unique fair will give students an opportunity to speak directly with U.S. admission representatives and alumni from leading business schools. In addition, a panel of U.S. admission representatives will discuss the application process.

  • Jul 15
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    MS Project Management Online Info Session

    Online

    The George Washington University School of Business invites you to join us to learn more about the Online MS Project Management 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!

  • Jul 16
    5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    The MBA Tour (Chicago)

    Chicago, IL

    The MBA Tour events emphasize interaction between prospective MBA students, business school admissions representatives, alumni and other like-minded education enthusiasts. We look forward to meeting you!

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About George Washington University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 61
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 21 to 132
Admissions Selectivity
83% School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

585 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
71% 570
73% 585
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 310
83% 83.0
63% 63.0
Female
48% 48
International
11% 11
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
4% 4
4% 4
680 to 709
4% 4
5% 5
650 to 679
11% 11
12% 12
620 to 649
11% 11
12% 12
590 to 619
17% 17
18% 18
560 to 589
11% 11
12% 12
530 to 559
13% 13
15% 15
500 to 529
14% 14
14% 14
Under 500
14% 14
7% 7
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: Long Term Pay by PayScale

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$17,040
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,420
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$17,040
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,420
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
29% 87
6% 19
Students in Core Classes
43 School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Public Policy
  • Statistics and Operations Research
  • Strategy
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Public Policy
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 52
  • Average # of months to complete program 36
  • Six-Year completion rate 93%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • The 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?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
65% 65
African American
14% 14
Asian American
12% 12
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

14,759 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
5% 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.