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Students in Georgetown's MBA Program at the McDonough School of Business come from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds. The Class of 2016 brings academic, professional, and personal diversity, with 41 percent international and 32 percent U.S. minority enrollment.
 
On average, Georgetown MBA students have roughly five years of post-undergraduate, professional work experience. In their professional lives, MBA students have demonstrated strong leadership skills and possess cross-cultural awareness. Additionally, they have a clearly articulated vision of their career path and are driven to affect change in the world of global business.
 
 

ADMISSIONS

Applications Received 1,748
Enrolled

270

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

GMAT GPA
Mean: 691 Mean: 3.34
Mid 80% range: 640-730 Mid 80% range: 2.88-3.79

 

PERSONAL BACKGROUNDS 

Age  Mean: 28
Range: 23-44
Gender Female: 32%
Male: 68%
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents 59%
    Mid Atlantic  42%
    Northeast  27%
    West  12%
    South  10%
    Midwest  8%
     Southwest 2%
International  41%
U.S. Minority  32%
(African American, Asian American,
Hispanic American, Native America)
 

 

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Mean 4.75 years 
Mid 80% Range 2.3 - 7.3 years
More than 8 years  8%
5 < 8 years  30%
3 < 5 years  44%
< 3 years  18%

 

PRIOR INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Financial Services 22%
Consulting 15%
Technology & New Media 11%
Government 10%
Not-for-Profit/Social Impact 8%
Consumer Goods & Retail 6%
Healthcare 6%
Manufacturing and Construction 4%
Real Estate 4%
Entertainment and Media 2%
Law 2%
Education  2%
Entrepreneurship 2%
Energy and Clean Tech 2%
International Development 2%
Other 2%
Hospitality & Tourism  1%

 

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED: 39

Australia France Japan South Korea
Austria Georgia Lebanon Spain
Azerbaijan Germany Mexico Sri Lanka
Bolivia Hong Kong Nigeria Sweden
Brazil India Pakistan Taiwan
Canada Indonesia Philippines Thailand
Chile Iran Portugal Turkey
China Israel Russia United States
Colombia Italy Saint Kitts and Nevis Venezuela
Egypt Jamacia Saudi Arabia  

 

INTERNATIONAL BACKGROUND​

Non-Native Language Proficiency 55%
Non-Native Business and Academic Residency Experience 74%

 

UNDERGRADUATE FIELDS OF STUDY

Business 27%
Economics 16%
Engineering 14%
Humanities 11%
Social Science 9%
Math/Physical Science 7%
Other 5%
Government/Int'l Studies 5%
Computer Science 5%