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Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

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Georgetown McDonough Says...

Admissions Programs
Georgetown University seeks a diverse student body and encourages applications from a wide variety of backgrounds. A number of factors are considered, including: Intellectual Capacity and Academic Achievement as indicated by transcripts, letters of recommendation, and results of standardized tests (GMAT...
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Georgetown McDonough Students Say...

Applicants must submit all of the following materials: an application form (online application is required); a resume; four required essays; official transcripts for all postsecondary academic work; two recommendations, from professional relationships; and an official GMAT score report. Interviews are encouraged but are conducted only at the invita... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Rafik B. Hariri Building

37th & O Street, NW

Washington, DC 20057

United States

Phone: (202) 687-4200

Fax: (202) 687-7809

Website

Admissions Statistics
Admissions Selectivity Rating:95
Average UGrad GPA:3.34
Average GMAT Score:688
GMAT Range (25-75%):660 - 710
Average Years of Work Experience:4.9
Total # of Applicants:1355
Total # Enrolled:270
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Application Process
Rolling Admission:No
Rolling Decision Notification:Yes
Application Deadline Round 1:10/15
Notification Date Round 1:12/20
Application Deadline Round 2:01/05
Notification Date Round 2:03/20
Application Deadline Round 3:04/01
Notification Date Round 3:05/15
In-State Application Fee:$175.00
Out-of-State Application Fee:$175.00
International Applicant Application Fee:$175.00
Applications accepted for other terms than Fall:No
Early Decision Programs:No
Transfer Applicants Accepted:No
Deferred Admission:Yes
Admissions Process Need Blind:Yes
Admissions Journal:
Offering unparalleled access to global business, policy and thought leaders, the McDonough School of Business is seated at one of the nationÂ’s most prestigious universities in one of the worldÂ’s most influential cities. Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit university in America. The Georgetown MBA Program develops leaders capable of making complex business decisions in a global environment and who are dedicated to serving their companies, society and humanity. Students gain solid grounding in all core management disciplines, with an emphasis on the global, ethical and political environment of business. Our commitment to understanding international business is demonstrated by the global curricula, strong presence of international students (more than one-third), and opportunities provided to study business and management in other parts of the world.
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Admissions Requirements
GMAT Score:Required
Essay / Personal Statement:Required
Undergraduate GPA:Required
Extracurricular Activities:Optional
Letters of Recommendation:Required
Work Experience:Required
State Residency:Optional
Other:English Proficiency: All non-U.S. applicants are required to submit a current TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing Service), or Pearson Test of English result unless they have obtained a four-year academic degree (bachelorÂ’s degree) or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction. The minimum required score for the TOEFL is 250 (computer-based), 600 (paper-based), or 100 (Internet-based). The minimum required score for the IELTS is 7.5.
For Non-Native English Speakers:TOEFL Required:Yes
TOEFL Recommended:No
Minimum TOEFL Score
(Paper Based Test):
600
Minimum TOEFL Score
(Computer Based Test):
250
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Admissions Factors
Academic
GMAT Score:Very Important
Undergraduate GPA:Very Important
Letters of Recommendation:Very Important
Essay / Personal Statement:Very Important
Non-Academic
Interviews:Very Important
Extracurricular Activities:Very Important
Work Experience:Very Important
Other Factors:Unknown
Special programs offered to recruit underrepresented students or students with disadvantaged backgrounds:Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business places great emphasis on building a diverse community. The MBA Program is an inclusive environment that looks for diversity in the broadest possible terms, including personal and professional backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, religious affiliation, and sexual orientation. The school believes that a diversity of thought enriches the learning experience. Recently, Georgetown McDonough became the 18th member of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, which is the nation's largest diversity network that connects top-tier students from leading MBA programs to some of the nation's most respected corporate partners. Prospective MBA students also are invited to campus to attend Focus on Diversity – a special program designed to engage top-performing Full-Time and Evening MBA candidates from diverse communities. Focus on Diversity welcomes women and members of the International, LGBT, Military, and Minority communities to campus to learn how a Georgetown MBA can support their professional and personal endeavors. The MBA Program Admissions team collaborates with current MBA students from several diverse organizations including the Black MBA Association, the Hispanic and Latin American Student Association, Georgetown Women in Business, Gay and Lesbian Alliance, and the McDonough Military Association as we prepare for the event. This day-long event explores the value of an MBA degree and provides in-depth exposure to our unique community of achievement, global mindset, and focus on ethical leadership. Included on the agenda are a class led by one of our notable professors, panel discussions featuring alumni and current students, a distinguished keynote speaker, a Career Center breakout session, an admissions presentation, an informal networking reception with Georgetown MBA community members, and optional evening activities with student clubs.
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Key Statistics

Admissions Requirements

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    95
  • Average Ugrad GPA:
    3.34
  • Average GMAT Score:
    688
  • GMAT Range (25-75%):
    660 - 710
  • Average Years of Work Experience:
    4.9
  • Rolling Admission:
    No
  • Last Application Deadline:
    04/01
  • Last Notification Deadline:
    05/15
  • Application Fee:
    $175.00
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