UC Berkley: What is a good GMAT score to get into Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley?

April 11, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, School Profiles

university of californiaUniversity of California – Berkeley: Haas School of Business

 “As the second-oldest business school in the United States, the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley is one of the world’s leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business — which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 15 years.” – Haas School of Business

Quick Facts:

Business School Rank: #7
Location
:  Berkeley, California
Size
: 492 enrolled (full-time); 804 enrolled (part-time)
Average Age of New Entrants
: 28
Tuition
: $53, 396 per year (full-time out of state); $2,530 per credit (part-time)
Website:
www.haas.berkeley.edu
Contact
: 510-642-1405 (phone)

FAQs:

What is the average GMAT score for applicants accepted to the Haas School of Business at the University of California – Berkeley?
The average GMAT score of applicants accepted to the Haas School of Business in 2011 was 715.  The GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) was 675-750.

Does the Haas School of Business at the University of California – Berkeley accept the GMAT and the GRE?
No, the Haas School of Business only accepts the GMAT.

What is the average undergraduate GPA of applicants accepted to the Haas School of  Business at the University of California – Berkeley?
The average undergraduate GPA of applicants admitted to the Haas School of Business in 2011 was 3.64.  The undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) was 3.39 – 3.9.

What is the average starting salary and bonuses for graduates from the Haas School of Business at the University of California – Berkeley?
The average base salary is $114,232.  On average, approximately 72 % of full-time graduates are employed at the time of graduation.  Approximately 91 % of full-time graduates of the class of 2011 were employed three months after graduation.

What programs are offered in addition to the traditional MBA?
Concurrent Degree Programs:

  • JD/MBA program w/ University of California – Berkeley’s School of Law or UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco
  • MBA/MPH program in Health Management w/ University of California – Berkeley School of Public Health
  • MBA/MA Program in International and Area Studies w/ departments and schools across University of California – Berkeley

Haas and Columbia Exchange Program:

  • An exchange program for MBA students in the fall of their second year allowing students to take advantage of Columbia’s proximity to Wall Street and the media and entertainment industries in New York City.

For a full list of programs, including Ph.D and executive education, please visit the Haas School of Business website at www.haas.berkeley.edu.

Is work experience expected? How much?
While work experience is not a formal requirement, virtually all students admitted to the Haas School of Business have two or more years of full-time professional work experience since the completion of their bachelor’s degrees.  On average, admitted candidates have a little over five years of work experience before applying to business school.  Therefore, applicants without any substantial work experience would not be as competitive.

Sources: US News & World Report 2012 School Rankings – www.usnews.com; Haas School of Business – www.haas.berkeley.edu.