Undergraduate GPA: What It Takes To Get Into A Top-50 U.S. MBA Program

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UNDERGRADUATE GPA AVERAGES AT P&Q’S TOP-RANKED MBA PROGRAMS, 2018-2023, CONTD.

2024 P&Q Rank School 2023 Average Undergraduate GPA 2022 Average GPA 2021 Average GPA 2020 Average GPA 2019 Average GPA 2018 Average GPA 2-Year Change 6-Year Change
26 Rochester (Simon) 3.48** 3.49 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.50 -0.01 -0.02
27 Georgia Tech (Scheller) 3.39 3.20 3.40 3.30 3.30 3.30 +0.19 +0.09
28 Washington (Olin) 3.60 3.40 3.30 3.40 3.50 3.47 +0.20 +0.13
29 Georgia (Terry) 3.55 3.55 3.44 3.42 3.51 3.53 None +0.02
30 Notre Dame (Mendoza) 3.30 3.30 3.30 3.30 3.32 3.37 None -0.07
31 Penn (Wharton) 3.60 3.60 3.60 3.60 3.60 3.60 None None
32 BYU (Marriott) 3.50 3.55 3.52 3.58 3.55 3.53 -0.05 -0.03
33 Texas-Dallas (Jindal) 3.60 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.40 3.50 +0.10 +0.10
34 William & Mary (Mason) 3.30** 3.30 NA NA NA NA None NA
35 Arizona State (Carey) 3.57 3.39 3.63 3.53 3.56 3.53 +0.18 +0.04
36 Boston (Carroll) 3.22 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
37 Indiana (Kelley) 3.40 3.38 3.33 3.32 3.34 3.33 -0.02 +0.07
38 Michigan State (Broad) 3.45 3.40 3.40 3.30 3.30 3.30 +0.05 +0.15
39 Maryland (Smith) 3.23 3.35 3.35 3.24 3.26 3.26 -0.12 -0.03
40 UC-Irvine (Merage) 3.44 3.45 3.47 3.43 3.48 3.55 -0.01 -0.11
41 Boston (Questrom) 3.41 3.30 3.40 3.40 3.40 3.30 +0.11 +0.11
42 George Washington 3.35** NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
43 Texas A&M (Mays) 3.40** NA 3.31 3.30 3.30 3.33 NA +0.07
44 Minnesota (Carlson) 3.50** 3.45 3.45 3.45 3.45 3.42 +0.05 +0.08
45 UC-Davis 3.40 NA 3.30 3.30 3.50 3.20 NA +0.20
46 SMU (Cox) 3.49** 3.41 3.45 3.30 3.30 3.40 +0.08 +0.09
47 Northeastern (D-Amore-McKim) 3.56 3.41 NA NA NA NA +0.15 NA
48 Babson (Olin) 3.24** NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
49 Rutgers Business School 3.24** NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
50 Ohio State (Fisher) 3.48** 3.38 3.42 3.45 3.45 3.44 +0.10 +0.04
52 Pittsburgh (Katz) 3.40** 3.40 3.40 3.45 3.45 3.30 None +0.10
53 Wisconsin 3.34 3.40 3.39 3.40 3.38 3.43 -0.06 -0.09
55 Utah (Eccles) 3.47** 3.50 3.40 3.50 3.49 3.48 -0.03 -0.01
59 Penn State (Smeal) 3.43** 3.38 3.41 3.43 3.42 3.40 +0.05 +0.03
62 Tennessee (Haslam) 3.41 NA 3.40 3.50 3.48 3.50 NA -0.09
72 Alabama (Manderson) 3.68** NA 3.70 3.67 3.67 3.63 NA +0.05
73 Miami (Herbert) 3.25 NA 3.43 3.32 3.30 3.35 NA -0.10
Source: MBA class profiles
* Median
** Estimate using US News 10th-90th percentile

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