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 for 2012-2013 is 550 for M.B.A. and 650 for M.S.F.
- What is the minimum required grade point average (GPA)?
We do not have a required minimum GPA. However, our average GPA is 3.2.
- 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 4 years in the United States or another country where English is the native or national language, 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.