Graduate School of Management
Questions and Answers: Test Scores
- Will you accept the GRE in place of the GMAT?
Yes, we accept either the GMAT or the GRE test.
- Can I be exempt from submitting the GMAT or GRE?
Full-time applicants who hold a Ph.D., M.D. or J.D. from an accredited U.S. institution are exempt from submitting GMAT or GRE scores. All other full-time applicants must submit official GMAT or GRE scores to be considered for admission to our program.
Part-time applicants with 3 or more years of professional work experience are not required to submit GMAT or GRE scores.
- What is the minimum/average GMAT or GRE score?
We do not have a minimum GMAT score requirement. However, the average GMAT scores for 2015-2016 were the following:
MSA Average GMAT: 632.
MBA Average GMAT: 543.
MSF Average GMAT: 612.
- What is the minimum required grade point average (GPA)?
We do not have a required minimum GPA. However, our average GPA is 3.25.
- Will you accept the IELTS in place of the TOEFL?
For international applicants: Yes, we accept either the TOEFL or the IELTS test.
- What is the minimum required TOEFL or IELTS score?
For international applicants: The minimum required TOEFL score is 577 on the paper-based test or 90 on the Internet-based test. The minimum required overall score for the IELTS is 6.5.
- Can I be exempt from submitting the TOEFL or IELTS?
For international applicants: Exemptions are rare. However, if you are an international applicant whose native language is English, or you have studied for at least 2 years (50% of undergraduate academic credits) in the United States, you may be exempt from the TOEFL or IELTS requirement. The citizens of the following countries are exempt from submitting a TOEFL or IELTS score report: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British West Indies, Canada except Quebec, England, Ghana, Guam, Ireland, Mauritius, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Virgin Islands, and Wales. Please contact us if this describes your case.