Univ. Rochester: What is a good GMAT score to get into the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester?

Simon Graduate School of Business – University of Rochester

“Simon is a place to stand up and stand out—a place that will leave an impression on you for the rest of your life.”

Quick facts:
Location:  Rochester, NY
Size: 293 enrolled (full-time) ; 208 enrolled (part-time)
Average age of new entrants: 28
Tuition: $45,933 per year (full-time) ; $1,506 per credit (part-time)
Website: http://www.simon.rochester.edu/index.aspx
Contact: rebekah.lewin@simon.rochester.edu (Rebekah Lewin, Executive Director of Admissions and Administration)

FAQs
What is the average GMAT score for applicants accepted to the Simon Graduate School of Business – University of Rochester?
The average GMAT score of applicants accepted to the Simon Graduate School of Business in 2011 was 675.  The GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) was 610-730.

Does the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester accept the GMAT and the GRE?
Yes, the Simon Graduate School of Business accepts both the GMAT and the GRE for admissions.

What is the average undergraduate GPA of applicants accepted to the Simon Graduate School of Business – University of Rochester?
The average undergraduate GPA of applicants admitted to the Simon Graduate School of Business in 2011 was 3.46.  The undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) was 3-3.92.

What is the average starting salary and bonuses for graduates from the Simon Graduate School of Business – University of Rochester?
The average base salary is $75,686.  On average, approximately 64 % of full-time graduates are employed at the time of graduation.  Approximately 89 % 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?
Joint & Specialized Degree Programs:

  • MD/MBA
  • MBA/Master of Public Health

3/2 Program:

  • Allows some undergraduates at the University of Rochester to earn both a bachelor’s degree in an undergraduate major and a master of business administration in five-years.   The first year of the MBA program is substituted for the students’ senior year.

For a full list of programs, including Ph.D and executive education, please visit the Simon Graudate School of Business website at http://www.simon.rochester.edu/index.aspx.

Is work experience expected? How much?
When making admissions decisions, the Simon School considers work experience to include both internships and/or post-baccalaureate experience.  The quality and quantity of working experience, combined with career goals, are equally evaluated.  On average, admitted students have 70 months of work experience prior to applying to business school.

Sources: US News & World Report ;  http://www.simon.rochester.edu/index.aspx

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